The small town of Belur is famous as one of the most prominent sightseeing places in Chikmagalur and a must visit for the tourists. This ancient city is a sheer delight for history buffs who wish to
visit the past remains of Hoysala empire. This temple town is located on the banks of River Yagachi and was once famous as Velapuri. This historic place is renowned for its intriguing history and legends and a relishing trip for photography lovers.
The most prominent attraction here is Chennakesava temple that is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and boasts of some outstanding architecture. The temple complex also has two other temples known as Kappe Chennigaraya temple and Andal or Ammanavara temple. The architectural brilliance of these temples is often compared to the exquisite craftsmanship that one sees in Khajuraho. The other notable places not to be missed on a tour of Belur are Narasimha Pillar, Madanikas, Vishnu Samudra and the sculpture of Shantala Devi.
• Location: Belur, Karnataka
• Best Time to visit: The months from October to April is the best time to visit Belur
• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is about 25 kilometres from Chikmagalur
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