Sri Veerabhadra Temple and Monolithic Bull

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Sri Veerabhadra Temple and Monolithic Bull (Nandi), Lepakshi (The Vijayanagara Sculpture and Painting Art Tradition) is part of the Tentative list of India in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Sri Veerabhadra Temple and Monolithic Bull, both located in the town of Lepakshi, are the best examples of the Vijayanagara Sculpture and Painting Art Tradition. The temple holds the only surviving fresco paintings of the mid-Vijayanagara Period (15C). The Nandi (bull) is a prime example of its sculptures, carved out of a single granite rock.

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Full Name
Sri Veerabhadra Temple and Monolithic Bull (Nandi), Lepakshi (The Vijayanagara Sculpture and Painting Art Tradition)
Country
India
Added
2022
Type
Cultural
Categories
Religious structure - Hindu
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2022 Added to Tentative List

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Sri Veerabhadra Temple and Monolithic Bull (Nandi), Lepakshi (The Vijayanagara Sculpture and Painting Art Tradition) : Sri Veerabhadra Temple (T)
Sri Veerabhadra Temple and Monolithic Bull (Nandi), Lepakshi (The Vijayanagara Sculpture and Painting Art Tradition) : Monolithic Bull (Nandi) (T)

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