Achyutaraya Temple Complex

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achyutaraya temple complex

Achyutaraya Temple Complex

This temple complex, between the Gandhamadana and Matanga hills, was built in 1534 by Achutarya’s BIL, Hiriya Tirumalaraya.

achyutaraya temple complex
Achyutaraya Temple Complex

The complex is entered through a set of almost identical gopuras.

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Outer Gopuram

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Inner Gopuram and Main Shrine

Achyuta Raya was the younger brother of Krishna Deva Raya, whom he succeeded in 1529.

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Inner Prakara

This complex is also known as Tiruvengalanatha Temple Complex.

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Yali – Facade, Main Shrine

A 100 Columned Hall with intricately sculptured pillars occupies the NW corner of the complex.

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Buffaloes grazing outside the 100 Columned Hall

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Inside the 100 Columned Hall

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