Belur, is a Town Municipal Council and taluka in Hassan district in the state of Karnataka, India. The town is renowned for its Chennakeshava Temple, one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship.
Chennakesava Temple

Chennakeshava Temple also referred to as Keshava, Kesava, or Vijayanarayana Temple of Belur, is a 12th-century Hindu temple in the Hassan district of Karnataka.
Yagachi Dam

Yagachi dam was constructed in the year 2001. The reservoir is situated at an altitude of 965 meters above sea level. The length of the Yagachi dam is 1280 meters. The maximum height above the foundation of the reservoir is 26.237 meters.
Narasimha Pillar

Situated inside the Chennakesava Temple complex in Belur, the Narasimha Pillar is a magnificent stone pillar with a height of about 30 feet. All sculptures of the temple are carved on this pillar in a miniature form. The pillar is made with soapstone. The base of the pillar is cubical in shape with floral decoration.

Inspired by Shantala Devi, queen of King Vishnuvardhana, there are 42 Bracket Figures called Madanikas or Celestial Nymphs carved out of soapstone placed in different corners of the Chennakesava Temple. All Madanikas are found in different postures of Bharata Natyam and carved to the minute detail.
Lakshmi Devi Temple

The Lakshmi Devi temple is located in Doddagaddavalli, a village in Hassan District of Karnataka state, India. It is located 16 km from the district capital Hassan and lies on the Hassan city Belur highway.
Shravanabelagola Temple

Shravanabelagola is a town located near Channarayapatna of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka and is 144 km from Bangalore, the capital of the state. The Gommateshwara Bahubali statue at Shravanabelagola is one of the most important tirthas in Jainism, one that reached a peak in architectural and sculptural activity under the patronage of the Western Ganga dynasty of Talakad.

Halebidu is a town located in Hassan District, Karnataka, India. Halebidu was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is home to some of the best examples of Hoysala architecture.
Veera Narayana Temple

Veera Narayana temple is located in Belavadi, a village in the Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka state, India. The temple was built during the rule of the Hoysala Empire.
Hoysaleswara Temple

Hoysaleswara Temple is a shiva temple known for its elaborate relief designs, geometric pillars, stone carvings, and statues.
Kedareshwara Temple

Kedareshwara Temple is a Hoysala era construction in the historically important town of Halebidu, in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. The temple was constructed by Hoysala King Veera Ballala II and his Queen Ketaladevi, and the main deity is Ishwara.
Best Time To Visit Belur

The best time to visit Belur is between the months of October and April. Belur enjoys a tropical climate, just like the neighboring cities. The summer season in Belur starts from the month of March and lasts till June. During this time, the city experiences warm weather, with the maximum temperature being around 39°C. The minimum temperature hovers around 29°C. Summer gives way to monsoons when the city gets covered in a cloak of green. During November, Belur gets ready to usher in the winter season, which lasts till February. The air starts getting a bit chilly, as the maximum temperature comes down to 31°C and the minimum temperature hovers around 24°C.

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