Lakkundi
Lakkundi, Gadag, Kalyani, Kasi Vishwanatha Temple, Sculpture Gallery, Badami, Pattadakal, Chalukyas, Kalachuris, Seuna, Hoysalas
Lakkundi, Gadag, Kalyani, Kasi Vishwanatha Temple, Sculpture Gallery, Badami, Pattadakal, Chalukyas, Kalachuris, Seuna, Hoysalas
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Lakkundi


Lakkundi is paradise of temples. Lakkundi is located at a distance of 11 km South-East of Gadag in Gadag district. As per the inscriptions, Lakkundi is also called as 'Lokki Gundi' in the inscription; which was a prominent city a thousand years back.

Lakkundi is a place of antiquarian interest, with more than 50 ancient temples scattered throughout the village, 101 stepped wells which are also called as Kalyani and many inscriptions that are built during the rule of the Chalukyas, Kalachuris, Seuna and Hoysalas.
Kasi Vishwanatha Temple is the most ornate and elaborately furnished. Lakkundi is also an important Jain center. There is a Jain Temple dedicated to Mahavira, the largest & ancient shrines at Lakkundi. The architecture of the Chalukyas of Kalyana are said to be a link between those of the early Chalukyas of Badami and the Hoysalas who succeeded them.

Lakkundi is also noted for its steep wells, artistically built with small, canopied niches inside the walls of several wells that enshrine lingas.

The other attraction of Lakkundi is Sculpture Gallery, operated by the Archeological Survey of India.

Lukkundi is a must visit destination for a traveler who is interested in the Archeology.

Where to stay: Lodging and boarding facilities are available at Gadag.


Distance from Lakkundi:
Gadag: 11 km
Badami: 68 km
Hubli: 60 km
Pattadakal: 80 km
Bangalore: 400 km


How to get there:

Nearest Airport: Belgaum

Nearest Railhead: Gadag Junction

Road: Lakkundi is well connected by roads.




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