Sunday, 5 October 2014

Doddagaddavalli Laksmidevi Temple, Hassan, Karnataka

Doddagadavalli OR Doddagadarvalli famous for Lakshmidevi temple and is one more prominent architectural heritage of Karnataka, this temple was built by Hoysala dynasty. One more master piece grandeur by the remarkable Hoysala. Hoysala style of complex built around the Worshiping idol Lakshmi Devi which keeps eyes for the magical imagination to before 1000 years. This temple was built by Vishnuvardhana. This temple situated in Doddagadvalli at Hassan district which is 20 km from the district place towards Hassan to Belur road. Four Holy shrine built with four towers, this temple covered by stone wall. Lake covers at the backside of the temple providing the beautiful scenery around. Doddagadvalli provides a best exposure to the enthusiast photographers with its unique nature. One who wants to shoot the old buildings and ruined houses this is a best place to go out. One more temple is “ Harihareshwara temple ” which is present inside Doddagadvalli. From Harihareshwara temple you can get a better view of Lakshmidevi temple, a zoom lens will work better from top of this temple side. We shoot with the enough angles to end the perfect sunny day.
Traveling Route :
This place comes while traveling towards Hassan to Belur road you will see the name board on the left side of the road. This place Doddagadarvalli also called as Doddagadvalli.

Hoysala Temples

Few more hoysala temples in the below detailed links with photos

Took from Harihareshwara Temple

Temple Premises

Doddagadavalli Lakshmi Devi Temple

doddagaddavalli lakshmi devi temple

From Entrance


Catching the macro work
A view
Doddagaddavalli Lakshmi devi

Architecture at Roof
One more


Stay for a while


Inscription at doddagaddavalli lakshmi devi temple

doddagaddavalli lakshmi devi Temple a View

Temple inside

Covered at all corners

Backside lake at doddagaddavalli temple

Against Sun

Temple area

Hoysala Architecture

one more

Doddagaddavalli Temple


doddagaddavalli lakshmi devi temple

Temple Top

zoom of the Tower

one of the four Tower
Inscription inside the temple

Perspective view of Doddagadarvalli Temple

Rose Garden


To the far

Protection Notice
Water well near the temple

Temple outskirts

You can get a lot

one more angle from outside


Camera Imagination.....!

Nature Architecture

Temple lake side

Back gate

Temple Road

Back side view


  1. Simply fantastic. Please give a link to the Shiva temple of Basaraalu, near Mandya, which also has a Hoysala Icon at the top of temple.

    Manohar Arasu VU2UR
    28June 2017

    1. Thanks for the reply. I have not been to that place.


  2. Amazing photos. Thanks for posting