The Yeniar Shrines is located towards the south of the ancient and historical site of Aihole, which is in Bagalkot, Karnataka. They are found along the shores of the River Malaprabha and offer a very peaceful and serene setting for those looking for an escape. It is a group of shrines which is visited by a number of devotees for offering their tributes. There are eight shrines within this temple complex and each shrine has its own significance. All the eight shrines are a type of small temple which consists of a hall, porch, and a cell temple. According to the local beliefs, all these shrines or temples were constructed during the 12th century and hold historic significance. The history buffs can explore all the eight shrines to analyze the sites and get more interesting information. The walls and pillars of all the shrines are intricately carved with different inscriptions to make this religious site even more interesting.
It is Known For:-
1) The group of eight shrines that are located within the complex and offer religious significance.
2) The peaceful setting offered by serene location along the River Malaprabha.
3) The beautiful carvings that are done on the walls of the shrines offer a dose of history lesson to the history buffs.
Best Time To Visit:-
The best time to visit this group of eight shrines is during the months of December and January as the cold weather makes the place even more peaceful and serene. You can also visit the Yeniar Shrines in other months between October and March.
The Yeniar Shrines is located towards the south of Aihole on the banks of River Malaprabha. It is seamlessly connected by road and local buses or private cabs and autos can be taken to reach there.
Nearest Airport:- Hubli and Belgaum Airport
Nearest Railway Station:- Bagalkot Railway Station
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