Located at a distance of approximately 2.5 km from the temple of Chandrala Parameshwari at Sannati lies the most richly endowed Buddhist site excavated by the Archaeological Survey of India – Kanaganahalli. Built as per the inscriptions referred to as Hama Chaitya in circa 100 BC, the stupa was supported by clans known as Mahayana and Hinayana. The Kanaganahalli Maha Stupa holds an important place in history as prominent dynasties like Ashokan and Shatavahana are commemorated by a stunning depiction of their figures at Kanaganahalli. The excavations conducted at the site spanning for almost a decade –1994-2002.
2.5 km from Chandrala Parameshwari temple of Sannati, Chitapur taluk, Gulbarga District in Karnataka
Monsoon : Minimum: 223°C, Maximum: 28°C
Summer : Minimum: 24°C, Maximum: 34°C
Winter : Minimum: 21°C, Maximum: 32°C
Recommended Season to Visit : Winter season (October to February), Spring season (March to April)
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