new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Inside Sri Meenakshi Temple | by Christian Lagat
Back to group

Inside Sri Meenakshi Temple

Madurai - Tamil Nadu - South India.

Inside Sri Meenakshi Temple, built during the Nayaks dynasty of Madurai (1565-1735).

The temple is situated inside a huge fence (255m sur 217), perced by four doors surmonted by high towers (gopuram). From the top of the most elevated gopura (about 50m), impressive view on 5 ha of sacred architecture, with the Golden Lotus pool in his centre, and eight others gopuram.

It says that the whole temple count 33 millions sculptures (!), and thousands of pillars.


Nikon F75 + Nikkor 50mm 1,8D + Scan 


0 faves
1 comment
Taken on May 6, 2005