About 50 kms for Gadag lies Laksmeshwar-There are many temples, Basidi and a Muslim shrine and Masjid. The most famous and majestic is the Someshwara temple. The precincts of this temple is as large as a small fort, surrounded by a high walled structure. The mark of the chalukayas is all over, but I wonder if it is influenced by the Hoysala particularly the shape of sanctun santoruim.
Precincts of the temple-the corridors- A huge well