Built by Chalukya king Vijayaditya Satyashraya, the temple is the oldest in Pattadakal. On the outer wall of the temple, visitors can spot sculptures of Ugranarasimha, Nataraja. The design of the temple hall and roof of Sangameshvara and Virupaksha temple are similar. The main vimana is three storeys high. The lowermost storey is surrounded by two walls.
BEST TIME TO VISIT PATTADAKAL
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Pattadakal is as given below. The best time to visit Pattadakal is also specified.