Karnataka has a rich heritage of ancient monuments, most of which are honored as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Pattadakal is one of these sites, as it accommodates many temples built in Dravidian and Nagara styles of architecture. The most acclaimed temples like Virupaksha Temple, Kasivisvesvara Temple, Galaganatha Temple and Mallikarjuna Temple are dedicated to Lord Shiva. In addition, there is a Jain Temple which is noted for its fabulous sculptures. Most of these temples were built in and around the 8th century. Explore the architectural excellence of these temples, each surrounded by beautiful green lawns and fields.