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Gopura and stambha of Ulsur Temple, Bangalore

Photograph of the entrance gopura or gateway of
the Ulsur temple in Bangalore, taken by Henry Dixon in c. 1868,
from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This temple,
the largest one in Bangalore, is consecrated to Someshvara. It was
probably built in the early 17th century during the period of Hirya
Kempe II of the Gowdas dynasty. The temple is situated in a walled
compound and consist…