Chennakeshava Temple Belur

The Chennakeshava Temple, also referred to as Keshava, Kesava or Vijayanarayana Temple of Belur, is a 12th-century Hindu temple in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhana in 1117 CE, on the banks of the Yagachi River in Belur also called Velapura, an early Hoysala Empire capital. The temple was built over three generations and took 103 years to finish

Where is Chennakeshava Temple Located

Facts about Chennakeshava Temple

NameChennakeshava Temple
CreaterHoysala King Vishnuvardhana
Dedicated to Chennakeshava (Vishnu)
Lat Long13.162930°N 75.860593°E
Belur Chennakeshava temple timings7:30am-7:30pm

How to reach Chennakeshava Temple

The Chennakeshava Temple is located in Belur taluk in Hassan district of the Indian state of Karnataka . It is about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Hassan. The temple is about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from Halebidu temples. Belur has no nearby airport, and is about 200 kilometres (124 mi) west of Bengaluru (IATA Code: BLR) (Where is Bengaluru)about 3.5 hours drive accessible with a four lane NH75 highway. Hassan is the closest city near Belur (Where is Belur) that is connected by railway network to major cities of Karnataka

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