Friday, August 9, 2013


Karnataka is rightly called the cradle of stone architecture by historians.Somnathpur temple is a testimony to this.The construction of the Chennakeshava temple, the one dedicated to lord Keshava was started by Somanatha, a high-ranking officer under Hoysala king Narasimha III(1254-1291 AD)      

                                                   Historical facts inscribed on stone

                                                            See the intricate pattern