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Mar 10, 2016

Hoysaleswara temple, Karnataka - 1870's

Hoysaleswara temple, Karnataka - 1870's
Hoysaleswara temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. It was built in Halebidu (in modern Karnataka state) during the Hoysala Empire rule in the 12th century by King Vishnuvardhana. The construction was completed in 1121 CE. During the early 14th century, Halebidu was sacked and looted by Muslim invaders from northern India and the temple fell into a state of ruin and neglect. Know more in Wikipedia

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