The Badami Caves are located in the Bagalkot district of Northern Karnataka. They are known to be the perfect example of excellent Indian rock-cut architecture.
2.The entrance of Badami caves:
The entrance of Badami Caves is absolutely glorious. It looks all the more attractive when sunlight falls on it, giving it a glorious and beautiful appearance. These caves are so popular that it has more than thousands of visitors and tourists every year.
3.Shrine of Lord Shiva:
The first cave is the shrine of the famous Hindu deity Lord Shiva. The figure of this God is about five feet tall and it has been carved in such a way that it expresses his famous tandava dancing pose.
4. Badami Tank:
The Badami Caves also have a tank which looks natural and picturesque from a distance. The still green water looks attractive and is sure to mesmerize those who come to view a place.
The Badami Caves are also known for its meaningful scriptures which have been inscribed in the Kannada and other languages. They speak of wisdom, morality and spirituality are very valuable and carry important historical significance.
6.Pillars of the Badami Caves:
The pillars of the Badami Caves are really something to look at. The different symbols and designs used are quite significant and the structures of the pillars are also beautiful.
7. Chalukya Art:
The Badami Caves have been designed in the Chalukya Art and Architecture style and they are truly majestic and gorgeous in appearance.
8. Bhuvaraha and Trivikarma:
The second cave found in the Badami caves contains large images of Bhuvaraha and Trivikarma. The entrance contains the carvings of guards who are holding a lotus in their hands.