Massive arcades

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Jul 01 2018

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Category: Asia, India

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Such is the abundance of granite rock at Hampi that massive projects could easily be envisaged. Like constructing two lengthy arcades for the entranceway to a temple complex. Hundreds of massive pillars, heavy but simple, for a massive project indeed.

In contrast, inside the complex, reliefs of love and tenderness that clearly betray how much the sculptors enjoyed themselves when cutting them.

Photos of the week: Vitthala temple complex, Hampi, Karnataka, India 2014

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