Badami attractions

Cave in Badami

Cave Temples

Badami’s highlights are its beautiful cave temples, three Hindu and one Jain, which display exquisite sculptures and intricate carvings. They're a magnificent example of Chalukya architecture and date back to the 6t…
Museum in Badami

Archaeological Museum

The archaeological museum houses superb examples of local sculpture, including a remarkably explicit Lajja-Gauri image of a fertility cult that once flourished in the area. There are many sculptures of Shiva in diff…
Historic Site in Badami

Agastyatirtha Tank

Badami’s cave temples overlook the huge 5th-century Agastyatirtha Tank, a huge artificial lake that was once the settlement main water supply. On its banks are several temples including the Bhutanatha temples.