Sri Veerabhadra Temple
Arakalagudu town is at a distance of 35kms from Hassan and adjacent to Piriyapatna road. Sri Veerabhadeshwara Temple at Arakalagudu is at center of the town. This 300 years old temple was built during Nayaka’s period. The temple was in dilapidated condition due to vegetation growth over the temple. During restoration work all the stone members were dismantled, old stones were cleaned and reconstructed after strengthening the adhisthana. Shikara was built over garbhagriha. Flooring inside and outside pradakshinapatha of the temple was laid with new stone slabs. Prakara was constructed around the temple for protection. The temple was restored during 2011-12 at a Cost of Rs.7.50 Lakhs. After the restoration work, daily pooja is being performed in this temple.