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Koodli Rameshwara Temple – Shimoga India

There are thousands of ancient temples in Karnataka that are lesser known. Every temple has it’s own uniqueness and significance. Today let’s see about one such ancient temple that is situated near Shimoga in India – Koodli Rameshwara Temple.

The temple is protected as a monument of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Where is Koodli Rameshwara Temple?

The Temple is located at a distance of 18kms from Shimoga in a village called Kudli/Koodli where river Tunga and river Bhadra meets to form the Tungabhadra river. To find the place, please check out the google maps below.

Significance of the temple

Koodli Rameshwara Temple was constructed during 12th century by the Hoysala and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple was built with soap stone. The temple has three entrances. The shrine is an ekakuta construction (single shrine and tower).

The platform on which the temple stands, the jagati, comprises five plain moldings. Inside the temple and facing the sanctum is a platform on which is mounted a sculptured Nandi. The sanctum houses a linga, the universal symbol of the god Shiva.

What is the timings of the temple?

The temple is open from 9am to 6pm.

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Authored By Shishira

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