Last edited 15 Sep 2020


Gopuram at the temple in Kumbakonam, India.

A gopura (also referred to as gopuram) is a monumental entrance of a Hindu temple. It is typically ornate and is sometimes fashioned as a gateway or tower.

It is a feature of Dravidian architecture and is most frequently found in Southern India, although they also appear in Khmer architecture, such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

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