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Madhukeswara Temple Banavasi, Karnataka

Banavasi would have been forgotten but for the beautiful Madhukeswara Temple existing there from 3rd century. Yes, a temple almost 18 centuries old! The oldest monuments that I have seen in India prior to...

Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Bhadravati

It is so disappointing when you travel all the way to a temple and find it locked. Obviously shows that my planning wasn’t good. We reached around 4.30PM at Lakshmi Narasimha Temple Bhadravati and...

Ishwara Temple, Arasikere, Karnataka

The road from Bangalore to Jog Falls is studded with several gems (read temples) of Hoysala origin. We made our first halt at Arasikere, one of the oldest towns of Karnataka. It came to...

Reis Magos Church, Goa

Very close to the Reis Magos Fort is the Reis Magos Church. It is the first church of Bardez. Reis Magos is the Portuguese name for the Three Wise Men from the Bible. The...

Forgotten Venugopal Swamy Temple, Mysore

A newly developing hot spot tourist (sacred) destination from Mysore is the Venugopal Swamy Temple. Couple of centuries back, the people of Kannambadi and other settlements around this village worshiped in this temple. It...