Virupaksha Temple, Vijayanagar, Hampi: the gopuram

RIBApix ref no RIBA14027
Artist/PhotographerPigou, William Henry (1818-1858)
CountryIndia
CityHampi
Subject Date1510
Image Date1857
ViewExterior
StyleHindu
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceA282/80
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Architecture in Dharwar and Mysore photographed by the late Dr Pigou ... [et al.] ; with an historical and descriptive memoir by Meadows Taylor ... and architectural notes by James Fergusson (London, 1886) NOTES: The Virupaksha Temple dates from 1442 and was rebuilt for the coronation of King Krishnadevaraya in 1510.

Subject tags

courtyards, temples, gateways