Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Book: Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Chapter: 7. An Imperial Capital: Vijayanagara

Subject: History - Class 12th

Q. No. 2 of Very Short Answer (1 Mark)

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Mention some features of the temple complexes in Vijayanagara.

The rulers of Vijayanagara were patrons of architecture and constructed many temple complexes. Important features of these temple complexes included:

• Long pillared corridors and large mandapas and pavillions were a trademark and one of the main architectural features of these temple complexes.

• The royal gateways or Raya Gopurams were immense structures which signalled the presence of the temple from a great distance and often dwarfed the towers of the central shrines.


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