Banashankari Temple, Amargol

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Banashankari Temple of Amargol[1] is an ancient temple dedicated to Banashankari.

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Amargol is located in between Dharwad and Hubli, about 9 km from Hubli city centre and adjacent to Navanagar. 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

Near to the Banashankari Temple at Amargol there is a temple of Shankarlinga built by Jakkanacharya.

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]

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