Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Vellore’s magnificent Vijayanagara-era temple







The kalyana-mandapa within the temple has many carvings of various deities, as well as an intricately designed ceiling with lotus patterns






Beautiful structure – The kalyana-mandapa of this temple is exquisite.


Portrait scultures – Carvings of royalty are found in the gopuram.


Protected monument – This temple is under the care of the Archaeological Survey of India.








Source: The New Indian Express, 06 November 2019, Chennai.