Rajagopuram, Arunachaleshwara Temple

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Ruchi L
published on 20 December 2019
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The eastern and the tallest Gopuram (also known as Rajagopuram) at the entrance of the Arunachaleshwara Temple in Tiruvannamalai, India. It has 11 stories on a base made of granite, measuring 135 ft (41 m) by 98 ft (30 m). It was begun by king Krishnadevaraya (1509–29 CE) of the Vijayanagara dynasty, and completed by Sevappa Nayaka (1532–80 CE).

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L, R. (2019, December 20). Rajagopuram, Arunachaleshwara Temple. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11645/rajagopuram-arunachaleshwara-temple/

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L, Ruchi. "Rajagopuram, Arunachaleshwara Temple." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 20, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11645/rajagopuram-arunachaleshwara-temple/.

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L, Ruchi. "Rajagopuram, Arunachaleshwara Temple." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Dec 2019. Web. 21 Jul 2024.