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Hoysala temples got a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, where are they in India and what is their specialty? know everything

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New Delhi. Hoysala temples of Karnataka have been included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. On Monday, it was informed through UNESCO’s official

UNESCO had given place to this ancient temple in its tentative list in April 2014. The Hoysala temple is also known as the ‘Hoysala sacred complex’. Hoysala temples were also nominated for inclusion in India’s World Heritage List for 2022-23. (Twitter/UNESCO New Delhi)

This temple was built in the 12th to 13th century. They still stand as a symbol of the creativity and skill of the artists and architects of the Hoysala era. The Hoysala Empire ruled a large part of the modern Karnataka state between the 10th and 14th centuries. The capital of the empire was initially located at Belur and was later shifted to Halebidu. (Twitter/All India Radio)

Hoysala temples have a basic traditional Dravidian morphology, but show strong influences from the Bhumija mode widely used in central India, the Nagara traditions of northern and western India, and the Karnata Dravidian mode favored by the Kalyani Chalukyas. The architects took inspiration from different types of temple architecture and as a result a completely new ‘Hoysala temple’ form was born. (Twitter/All India Radio)

PM Narendra Modi also gave his reaction on Hoysala temples being recognized as world heritage. “The beauty and intricate details of the Hoysala temples are a testament to India’s rich cultural heritage and the extraordinary craftsmanship of our ancestors,” the PM said. (Twitter/All India Radio)

It was told on the official website of UNESCO that the specialty of these temples is their hyper-realistic sculptures and stone carvings. There is a complete architectural surface, a revolving platform, a large-scale sculpture gallery and sculptures of the Sala. (Twitter/All India Radio)

This post originally appeared on hindi.news18.com

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