Monday, September 16, 2013

INDIA - Group of Monuments at Pattadakal

"Pattadakal, in Karnataka, represents the high point of an eclectic art which, in the 7th and 8th centuries under the Chalukya dynasty, achieved a harmonious blend of architectural forms from northern and southern India. An impressive series of nine Hindu temples, as well as a Jain sanctuary, can be seen there. One masterpiece from the group stands out – the Temple of Virupaksha, built c. 740 by Queen Lokamahadevi to commemorate her husband's victory over the kings from the South." -

Postcard 1

Thank you so much Nagi for helping me out with my UNESCO cards collection!
Thank you so much for the nice stamps too! =)

Postcard 2

Thank you so much Bishnu for sharing with me this great card! :)

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