Place:Badami, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India

Watchers


NameBadami
Alt namesBādāmisource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994)
Vatapisource: Wikipedia
TypeCity or town
Coordinates15.967°N 75.75°E
Located inBagalkot, Karnataka, India
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India. It was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from AD 540 to 757. It is famous for its rock cut structural temples. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake. Badami has been selected as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY - Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Badami. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.