October 12, 2008

The Marvelous Temple at Belur (2)

Built by the Hoysala Kings arund 1040 AD, the temples of Belur are unique.

The temples at Belur is COVERED in thousands of elaborate decorative sculpture.

The temple is covered with intricately carved images and figures of birds, animals, and dancers in various shapes and postures.

Budas, elephants, horses, mysterious animals, everywhere...

It's mysterious.

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