Ramappa Temple: Telangana’s First UNESCO World Heritage Site:
Telangana’s Ramappa Temple is receiving massive focus after it received UNESCO tag recently.
About the Temple:
- Situated in Telangana’s Warangal, the temple stands on a six-feet high star-shaped platform with walls, pillars and ceilings adorned with intricate carvings that attest to the unique skill of the Kakatiyan sculptors.
- The temple is named after its architect, Ramappa.
- Constructed in 1213 AD during the reign of the Kakatiya Empire by Recharla Rudra, a general of Kakatiya king Ganapati Deva.
- The temple’s presiding deity is Ramalingeswara Swamy.