Belur Knowledge Guide

Sightseeing in Belur

Belur is famous for its intricately designed temples and the detailed formations upon its towers. These sites are not only holding cultural significance but also architectural worth too. Due to this, it is also known the modern-day Vaikuntha, the holy abode of Hindu god Vishnu.

Chenna Kesava Temple

A structure that captivates anyone who comes across it, the Chenna Kesava Temple is a beautifully designed structure that exemplifies the incredible craftsmanship of ancient Indians. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, various sculptures adorn the walls and pillars of the temple depicting scenes and tales for an epic like Mahabharata and Ramayan.

Kappe Chennigaraya Temple

Built by the queen Shantala devi, this is another one of magnificent shrines. It attracts millions of visitors every year. 

The Gravity Pillar

Another popular tourist attraction, it is one of the most significant landmarks in the city. Standing at a height of 42 feet, it is also known as Karthika Deepotsava Stambh.