Shri Amruteshwara Temple Navalgund
Shri Amruteshwara Temple, Annigeri (Navalgund): The Amruteshwara Temple at Annigeri was built in the Dharwad District in 1050 CE with dravida articulation, and was the first temple made of soapstone. The large and black stone Amruteshwar Temple is in the Kalyani Chalukyas style. The temple has a roof supported by 76 pillars and carvings of mythological figures on its walls. The Amruteshwara Temple was to be the prototype for later, more articulated structures such as the Mahadeva Temple (Itagi) at Itagi. Based on the general plan of the Amrtesvara Temple, the Mahadeva Temple was built in 1112 CE and has the same architectural components as its predecessor.
Attractive Places Near by: Neelamma lake, Shree Nagalingaswamy Math, Shree Panchagrah Hiremath, Aahetti Village Mallikarjuna Temple, Aheri Village Someshwara Temple, Bhadrapoora Village Shakaralinga Temple, Haala Kusagal Village Siddalingeshwara Temple, Ibrahimpoora Village Kalmeshwara Temple, Shyalavadi Village Veerbhadra Temple.
Annigeri: Shree Amrutheshwar Temple, Parvatha Mallikarjuna Temple, Umpathy Temple.
How to Reach:
Hubballi Airport is a domestic airport serving the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad. It is 20km away from dharwad and also nearer to the Bypass high way NH4. Other one is Sambre Airport at Belgaum, which is approximately 78km from Dharwad
Dharwad railway station is a major station under Hubli railway division of South Western Railway zone of Indian Railways. Dharwad railway station is connected to Hubballi, Belgaum, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Gadag, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Solapur, Bellary, Davangere, Delhi, Visakhapatnam Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Vijayawada, Mysore and Tirupati.
Navalagund Taluk: 55 Km. from Dharwad, 30 Km. from Hubli.