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Badami is also known as Vatapi and is the center of attraction, epitomizing ancient Chalukyan glory. Badami has a cave temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is the largest in India and is one of the most famous monuments in the country too. The reservoir lying in the frontal side of the cave temples is also dotted with temples dedicated to Vishnu and Shiva. The lake lying underneath the cave temples is named after the Bhutanath temples in Badami.

Reasons to visit
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Cave Temples  
Badami Cave Temples are total 4 in number, carved out of a hill opposite Badami fort. Of the four, three are Brahmanical, while the fourth is Jain.These cave temples are just adjacent to the Bhutanatha tank where Nagamma, Siva & Vishnu shrines can also be seen.   

Badami Fort  
It is perched on top of a hill lying at about 2 km. from the town. The fort houses a carved temple raised on top of the northern end of the hill.

Malegitti Shivalaya  
It is one of the oldest temples in the region dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is constructed out of stone on a summit of a rocky hill.

Naganath Temple  
Naganath Temple is one of the ancient Chalukyan temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple lies amidst the green forest on the way to Mahakuta about 10-km from the Badami town, definitely worth a visit site.

Sandalwood sculptures, Sandalwood oil, Incense sticks, Perfumes.