HIDIMBESHWAR TEMPLE

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Location : Chitradurga, Karnataka
Significance : Oldest Temple On The Hill
Unique Feature : Cave Temple


The Hidimbeshwara temple is the oldest temple the hill. The other temples in the hill fort are those of Ekanathamma; Phalguneshwara, Gopalakrishna, Anjaneya, Subbaraya and the Siddeswara.

A huge kettle-drum, in one of the temples, 6 feet in height and 10 feet in circumference is said to be Bhima's. Walk across to the stones that ground the gunpowder for Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan.

HOW TO GET THERE
Rail: Chitradurga is well connected to neighbouring areas by rail.

Road: The city has a well-developed network of road transport.



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