The Badami cave temples are a complex of four Hindu, a Jain and potentially Buddhist cave sanctuaries situated in Badami, a town in the Bagalkot region in northern piece of Karnataka, India. The caves are viewed for instance of Indian shake cut design, particularly Badami Chalukya engineering, which dates from the 6th century. Badami was recently known as Vataapi Badami, the capital of the early Chalukya administration, which led a lot of Karnataka from the 6th to the 8th century. Badami is arranged on the west bank of a man made lake ringed by an earthen divider with stone advances; it is encompassed on the north and south by fortifications implicit later occasions.
The Badami cave sanctuaries speak to probably the soonest known instances of Hindu sanctuaries in the Deccan district. They alongside the sanctuaries in Aihole changed the Malaprabha River valley into a support of sanctuary design that affected the segments of later Hindu sanctuaries somewhere else in India. Badami, likewise alluded to as Vatapi, Vatapipura, Vatapinagari and Agastya Tirtha in authentic texts, the capital of Chalukya line in the 6th century, is at the leave purpose of a gorge between two soak mountain precipices. Four cave sanctuaries in the slope of the slope toward the south-east of the town were cut into the bluff's solid stone face.