Banashankari Temple, Amargol

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Amargol[1] is located in between Dharwad and Hubli, about 9 km from Hubli city centre and adjucent to Navanagar. It is famous for the ancient temple dedicated to Banashankari. Banashankari Temple at Amargol[1][2] is 4 km from Unkal lake and Chandramouleshwara Temple Hubli.


Banashankari temple at Amargol[edit]

Banashankari Temple Amargol, Karnataka
Banashankari Temple Amargol, Karnataka

At Amargol there is a temple of Shankarlinga built by Jakkanacharya. Nearby there is a Banashankari Temple.

In the early 13th century, the temples of this period have nagara articulation, built in the stepped diamond and the square plan natural to a nagara superstructure. Notable among temples with a stepped-diamond style are the Ganesha Temple at Hangal, the Banashankari Temple at Amargol (which has one dravida shrine and one nagara shrine), and a small shrine that is a part of the ensemble at the Mahadeva Temple (Itagi)

Banashankari Temple Amargol, Karnataka
Banashankari Temple Amargol, Karnataka

Conservation and restoration work is in progress, belongs to Archaeological Survey of India.[3]

APMC Amargol

Hubli has a large market located between Dharwad and Hubli.

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