A rich history is closely linked to the ancient Kingdom of Badami Chalukyas ranging up to 600 and 700 AD. Chalukayas built a number of temples and other monuments that began in the Hindu style of architecture. This new style was a mixture of two different architectures - Indo-Aryan Nagara style and the Dravidian style. Known Chalukyan style, this style is visible in many cave temples, dedicated to Brahmanical deities, as well as many of the Buddhist and Jain monasteries in the region.
On the way to the Middle Ages, ruled by Adil Shahi ruler of Bijapur Badami and the Marathas. Badami was finally taken over by the British, who made it part of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency.
Pattadakal one of UNESCO world heritage site lies in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka state of about 29kms away from the temples of Pattadakal is northeast Badami. The 8th the banks of the river Malprabha. The century AD temples in this area reflects the glorious past and the richness of medieval architecture in South India especially in the Chalukya rulers kings. Pattadakal was a very small place where very few people and it was mainly used by each of the Kings Royal festival celebration, or the Sovereign's Consort. Neighbouring places of Aihole and Badami were the major settlements.Pattadakal temples represent the vivid features and architecture is a blend of North Indian, South Indian and Indo-Aryan style of architecture. Some well-known temples of Pattadakal Galaganatha Temple, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sangameshwara Temple, Jain Temple and the Temple Papanatha etc. Thus Pattadakal represents the culmination point Chalukyan architecture.