Top things to do in Badami

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…
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Bridge Restaurant

Just the place when you need some AC relief, this business hotel's restaurant makes a good stab at Western dishes like pasta and pizza as well as Chinese and North Indian fare.
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.
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Golden Caves Cuisine

Worth trying for North and South Indian fare though service can be a bit distracted. There's a pleasant outdoor yard at the rear that's perfect for enjoying a beer.