Efforts on to put lesser-known Hoysala temples on tourist map

A Hoysala-style temple in Arsikere taluk of
Hassan district

They are in Hassan, Mandya, Mysore, Chikmagalur and Tumkur districts

While a handful of Hoysala temples like those at Belur and Halebid draw tourists by the thousands, several other architecturally and historically important Hoysala temples have remained virtually unknown.

Living in the shadows of their popular counterparts in Belur, Halebid and Somanathpura, these temples are scattered across Hassan, Mandya, Mysore, Chikmagalur and Tumkur districts. Each one of them being distinctive, they showcase the exquisite Hoysala architecture.

Now, a proposal has been made to the Tourism Department by Rezore Research Foundation to bring these lesser-known temples on the tourist map.

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