The world famous Kailash Temple at Ellora

The Chalukyas had their capital at Vatapi or modern Badami in Karnataka. They were patrons of art and culture. The chalukyas were tolerant towards other religions. They constructed a number of temples at Vatapi and Aihole. The Pallavas power began to decline after their defeat by the Chalukyas in AD 691.

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