Nanneshwara Temple is small and resembles the famous Kasivisvesvara Temple, which is much bigger in size. It is an Ekakuta Temple.
It was built using a unique material called soapstone which was a prominently used by the Chalukyas and the Hoysalas during the 12th – 13th century AD. It is constructed over a raised platform which usually calls it Jagati and consists of a Mandapa with highly ornate pillars. This Mandapa ends in a small closed hall that leads to the Garbhagraha.
Lakkundi Utsava is an annual festival held in the town of Lakkundi, near Gadaga in north Karnataka. Lakkundi Utsava falls in February/March every year. Special Programs are like Folk dances & songs, Musical performances, Dance performances, Stand-up comedy and Fireworks show.
Special Pooja and light decorations at temples of Lakkundi (Brahma Jinalaya, Kashi Vishvanatha Temple, Nanneshwara temple etc)
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Timings to visit
06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
How to Reach
By Air: Hubli Airport – 73.4 km
By Train: Gadag Junction Railway Station – 12.7 km.
By Road: Gadag – 11 km, Koppal – 50 km
Nanneshwara Temple, Lakkundi, Gadag District, Karnataka – 582115, India.
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