Keshava Temple

Somnathpur, Karnataka
(Plan)

Keshava (Krishna) temple was built in 1268 by the Hoysala general Somanatha, during the reign of king Narasimha III. This gem of a building is the last, and best-preserved, of the major Hoysala temples. The entrance (East-facing) to the temple is framed by lathe-turned columns.