Friday, December 6, 2019

Trikuteshwara temple

A complex of extremely ornate temples from the 11th - 12th centuries, mostly devoted to Shiva. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.4245 N 75.6266 E Categories: Religious architecture, Hindu shrines Values: Architecture,...

Kasivisvesvara temple

This Hindu temple built in the 11th - 12th centuries and is one of the most ornate historical temples in region. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.3895 N...

Chennakesava temple in Belur

One of the most impressive and ornate examples of Hoysala style in architecture, built in 1268. Building is covered with seemingly countless sculptures. Location, GPS...

Virupaksha temple in Hampi

One of most sacred Shiva temples, adorned with beautiful ornamentation. First mentioned in the 7th century and in intense use since then, current buildings...

The Great Banyan

One of the trees with the largest canopy in the world. This Ficus benghalensis L. is considered to be some 200 - 250 years...

Airavatesvara Temple

Beautiful temple from the 12th century - although comparatively small but contains exquisite, sophisticated sculptures. Location, GPS coordinates: 10.9484 N 79.3565 E Categories: Religious architecture, Hindu shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Rameswaram Temple complex

One of important pilgrimage sites, oldest buildings from the 12th century. Contains a group of temples in rich Southern Indian style, including 1 219...

Sri Meenakshi Amman temple

An important temple, dedicated to god Shiva, built in 1600 AD, temple here first mentioned in the 7th century. One of most ornate Hindu...

Doddabasappa Temple

An impressive temple from the 12th century of unusual architecture - it is shaped as a 24-pointed star. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.3280 N 75.8103 E Categories: Religious architecture,...

Pattadakal Temple City

A group of the 8th century Hindu temples and other monuments, contains 10 important temples, including the beautiful Virupaksha Temple. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.9498 N 75.8165...