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Chandramouleshwara Temple, Historical Temple, Sai Nagar, Pune Bangalore Old NH 4, Dharwad, 3 KM North of Hubli City Center, Hubli, India

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-Chandramouleshwara Temple

 

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-Historical Temple
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-Sai Nagar, Pune Bangalore Old NH 4, Dharwad, 3 KM North of Hubli City Center, Hubballi, Karnataka 580031
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-Hubballi
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-580031
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-India
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Chandramouleshwara temple at Unkal in Hubli-Dharwad

Chandramouleshwara temple entrance 

 

Chandramouleshwar Temple is very near Unkal circle and Unkal Lake (on Old NH4 in Hubli.

Unkal is an area in the Hubli-Dharwad municipality in Karnataka. It is on old Pune – Bangalore highway NH4, about 3 km north of Hubli city centre. It has Unkal Lake, beautiful natural scene with water, cool breeze and joyous tourists. It is good picnic spot and must-visit place.

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-Chandramouleshwar is a 900-year-old temple from the Badami Chalukyan era. It was built on the lines of Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal temples, is a Monument of National Importance, and is designated as a Protected Monument under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites (Act (1958)) by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

Chandramouleshwara temple at Unkal near Hubli-Dharwad

Chandramouleshwara temple at Unkal near Hubli-Dharwad

Chandramouleshwara temple at Unkal near Hubli-Dharwad

Chandramouleshwar Temple at Unkal (probably the historical name was Unukallu) is a Chalukya architectural monument in the suburbs of Hubbali; it is an example of Chalukyaarchitecture.

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  • Unlike other Shiva temples in the North Karnataka region, the Chandramouleshwar Temple has four doors in as many directions, altogether accounting for twelve doors in the temple besides two Shivalingams and two Naandi statutes at the entrance. One of the two lingams is the ‘Chaturmukha Lingam’, a four-faced Shiva lingam, which is the speciality of the temple.

Chaturlingam

  • The temple has sculpted walls and pillars of black granite stones. Images of dancing Lord Ganesha and jaalandhra at are a visual delight.

The architectural style that developed in this part is known as the Chalukya style.

Inscriptions

The presence of two 12th-century stone inscriptions in Unkal village show that the temple belongs to 11th or 12th century.

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