Belur Chennakesava Temple - Karnataka
Belur Chennakesava Temple
Is 222 Kms from Bangalore and 34 Kms from Hassan. Belur is known as Dakshina Varanasi or South Banaras for its temples. The serenity of Belur is attributed to the celebrated temple of lord Channakeshava, built by the Hoysala King Vishnuvardhana in117 A. D. to commemorate his conversion from Jainism to Vaishnavism.
How to Reach Belur:
By Air : Mangalore is the nearest domestic airport, which is 154 kms away and Bangalore is the nearest international airport, which is 260 kms away.
By Rail : The nearest railway station is Hassan, which is 34 km.
By Road : Halebid is well connected by KSRTC & Private bus services. It is connected to all major cities nearby.