Alampur Navabhrama Temples are located at Alampur in Andhra Pradesh. Alampur is the meeting point of the sacred rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna and is referred to as Dakshina Kashi. These impressive temples should be visited on tour to Andhra Pradesh not only because they are historically important but also because they reflect remarkable architectural skills.
History of Alampur Navabhrama Temples
These temples date back to the 7th century A.D and were built by the Chalukya rulers of Badami who were great patrons of art and architecture. Even after a time span of several hundred years, these grand temples still stand firm reflecting the rich architectural heritage of our country.
Description of Alampur Navabhrama Temples
There are a total of nine temples in Alampur. All of them are dedicated to Shiva. You are sure to be impressed by the Suryanarayana and the Narasimha temples that are also found in the same complex. The exquisite sculptures in the temple are very admirable.
The temples are emblematic of the Northern and Western Indian styles of architecture. They do not reflect the Dravidian style of architecture as is generally common with the temples in this region. The brilliance of the artists who carved the sculptures of these temples is indeed commendable.