Aihole is a village that is located in the Indian State of Karnataka. In the foregone times, Aihole was known as Ayyavole and Aryapura. It served as the authoritarian throne for the Chalukya dynasty. This village is renowned for housing the temple complex that dates back to the 5th century. There is a group of the Hindu temples, Jain Temples, and Buddhist Temples. All temples in Aihole reflect the Chalukyan style of architecture.
Fed by the tributaries of the river Malaprabha, Aihole is located 510 km away from Bangalore. This village spans a huge area. The major portion of the land of Aihole is a rough terrain. Its climate is described as a local steppe in nature. Throughout the year, this village receives rainfall at regular intervals due to the effect of the western disturbance. However, the median mercury levels scale between 26°C-38°C across the year.
Aihole offers a number of attractions to its visitors. The must-visit place in Aihole is the group of monuments that comprises 125 stone carved Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist temples. Also, you can visit the local markets to collect souvenirs and treat your taste buds.