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Ramappa Temple: Telangana’s First UNESCO World Heritage Site

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.

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