Cultural Importance of the Town
Badami, the proud town of
Karnataka with a rich cultural heritage has many reasons to celebrate
throughout the year. However, the main festivals
celebrated here are the annual temple festival Dedicated to Goddess
Banashankari – an incarnation of Goddess Parvati, Banashankari Festival is one of the most important festivals in Badami that is
celebrated in the month of January or February every year. Rathotsava is the
highlight feature of this festival along with a local fair that is organised
during the festival.
Dance Festival or Chalukya Utsav is another important festival in Badami
that is celebrated here with great enthusiasm. Spread over a period of three
days, the Pattadakal or Chalukya Festival is celebrated by Karnataka State
Government with an aim to explore the vast cultural heritage of India.
Apart from above, Badami also celebrate the following festivals in large scale.
temple Car Festival in Pattadakal in March.
Temple Festival in Pattadakal in March-April