built in 1112 CE. Soapstone was found in abundance in this regions.The first temple to be built from this material was the Amrtesvara Temple in Annigeri in the Dharwad district in 1050 CE. This building was to be the prototype for later, more articulated structures such as the Mahadeva Temple at Itagi.
How to Reach :
The nearest airports is Jindal Vijaynagar Airport (72.3Km) and Hubli Airport (123.4Km).
Nearest Railway stations are Koppal, Banapur, Bannikoppa.
Two important National Highways NH50, NH67 and Four State Highways SH36,SH130,SH59,SH63 intersect at Koppal.