It is historically famous as the cradle of the Hindu temple architecture. There are almost 125 temples divided into 22 groups scattered all over the village.
Area: 4 sq. km., Altitude: 593 meters., Temperature: (deg C) Summer Mean Max. 41 deg. Mean Min 28 deg. Winter Mean Max 31 deg. Mean Min 20 deg., Rainfall:58.4 cms., Best Season: October to March.
Places of Interest: Durga Temple, Ladh Khan Temple, Gowda Temple, Suryanarayan Temple Konti Group of Temples, Hucchimalli Temple, Meguti Temple, Ravanphadi Cave.
Excursions: Badami- 44 kms, Koodalasangama- 45 kms, Pattadakal- 22 kms.
Reach - By Air: The nearest airport is Belgaum - 189 kms. By Rail: The nearest railhead is Bagalkot- 34 kms. By Rail: Badami- 44 kms, Aminagad- 10 kms, Bagalkot- 34 kms, Bangalore- 510 kms, Bijapur- 135 kms, Pattadakal- 22 kms.