Chakra Gudi, Aihole - Timings, History, Best Time to Visit

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Distance (From Aihole Bus Stand): 0.3 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 15 Mins or Less

Place Location: Inside Durga Temple Complex

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 300 meters from Aihole Bus Stand and 200 meters south of Durga Temple, Chakra Gudi is a 9th century temple on southern end of Durga Temple Complex.

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple sikhara is built in Nagara style with a large mandapa of round pillars. The temple accompanies few good carvings on the doorway and the seating stones near entrance of the temple. The doorway has an image of Garuda holding two snakes. The temple sikhara is intact and attractive.

There is a pushkarini (temple tank) beside the Chakra Gudi.

Complex Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM

Entrance: Rs. 5, Rs. 25 for camera.