Badami, the one time capital of the Chalukyas, is noted for several temples, some structural and others rock-cut, of the sixth-seventh century A.D.
Area: 10.3 sq.km., Altitude: 176.7 mts., Temperature: (deg C) Summer- Max. 38, Min. 23. Winter- Max. 29, Min. 15., Rainfall: 50 cms., Best Season: October to March.
Places Of Interest: Badami Caves, Badami Fort, Sculpture Gallery.
Excursions: Aihole- 44 kms, Banashankari Temple- 50 kms, Guledgud- 24 kms, Lakkundi- 82 kms, Mahakuta- 14 kms, Naganath Temple- 10 kms, Pattadakal- 22 kms, Kada Siddeswara Temple, Jambulinga Temple, Galaganatha Temple, Sanghameswara Temple, Mallikarjuna Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Papanatha Temple, Jain Temple, Shivayoga, Mandira- 11 kms, Pattadakal.
Reach - By Air: The nearest airport Belgaum- 192 kms is connected to Bombay. By Rail: Nearest railhead Badami. By Road: Connected to important places in the south.