Virupaksha Temple by Prashmob (India Photo Spot)

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Virupaksha Temple - Photo by Prashmob
Virupaksha Temple is a is the 7th century Shiva temple and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lord Virupaksha, also referred to as Pampapathi is the main deity in Virupaksha Temple. The complex is surrounded by three gopuras (towers). The main tower, on the east is an imposing structure, 9 stories, 50 meters tall, built in the fifteenth century. Eastern tower forms the main entrance to Virupaksha Temple. Eastern tower has extensive craftsmanship on each of its floors featuring hundreds of Hindu gods and goddesses. The inverted shadow of the main tower falls on a wall inside the temple. (Hampi, Karnataka, India)

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