15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Heritage Waiting

What was earlier known as the city of "Velapuri",the capital of glorious "Hoysala dynasty" is now a quiet little town of Belur in the state of Karnataka. Being great patrons of art and scuptures the king of Hoysala dynasty built many magnificient stone carved temples,among which "Chennakeshava temple" is the main attraction. A priest is waiting for the devotees to come as the temple still holds the daily prayers for the devotees.

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Belur, India
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Indranil Sengupta