1. The Ramappa temple is known for its elaborate carvings that speak volumes about the dexterity of craftsmen. 
  2. The temple was named after Ramappa, the chief sculptor. According to the Telangana government’s website, this is probably the only temple in the country to be known by the name of its sculptor.
  3. The temple is built with bricks that are so light that they can float on water. The bricks were believed to be made spongy using something like saw-dust.

Know in detail about the Ramappa Temple on the given link.

Further Readings:

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India
  2. Temple Architecture
Related Links
Conservation of Heritage Sites in India World Heritage Convention 1972
List of Important Historical Monuments in India UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List
Dholavira – Latest World Heritage Site of India Must-Know Facts about IndusValley Civilization

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