Historical Places In Sakleshpur
Prasanna Temple, Mekanagadde – Maragunda
This temple is situated at a very high altitude and inside you feel like being in an A/C room. The temple is situated in a very strategic position where it is surrounded by hills in all directions. Platform around the temple is constructed so that people can go around the temple. It is constructed with completely with stones including the tower and the crown (Kalasha). You can also see in the picture how rain water outlets have been provided at the roof of the temple. Towards the right are few plastic pipes which might have been provided recently, but towards the left you can see the stone-made rain water outlet.
Prasanna Rameshwara Temple, Devarunda
Devotees visit this temple from different parts of India. Devarunda (the abode of Gods), also known as Dakshina Kashi, is a temple complex that houses the gods Rameshwara, Veerabadreshwara, Byreshwara, Channakeshva, Parvati, Ganapathi and is revered among Hindus. The temple is said to be over 500 years old and is now undergoing a makeover with newer constructions coming up within the complex.
Sakaleswara Temple is a beautiful representation of the fine detailing and craftsmanship that was the hallmark of the Hoysala architecture. This temple is smaller than the standard temples in South India. Constructed between the 11th and 14th centuries AD, the temple gives the destination its name. The temple dates from the period when the Hoysala Empire was at its peak. Located at the entrance of the town, the temple is a remnant of the Hoysala Empire that ruled this region between the 11th and 14th centuries