Place:Badami, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India


Alt namesBādāmisource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994)
Vatapisource: Wikipedia
TypeCity or town
Coordinates15.967°N 75.75°E
Located inBagalkot, Karnataka, India
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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 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for rock cut and other structural temples. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake.

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