This site is classified in the World Heritage Site of UNESCO. It is very famous for the numerous temples to visit.
This archeologic site of Aihole, which is 10km away from the main town of Pattakadal is also a must stop if we are going in the direction of Badami, which is planned to be the last step before to arrive in Goa.
It will be amazing to contemplate the architecture and sculpture of these archeologic pieces or art.
Here is a picture of the Durga temple in Aihole to give you an idea of how special and beautiful it is: