#FridayFacts: 8 Interesting Facts About UNESCO World Heritage Site – Ramappa Temple

Ramappa Temple All Got Attention After It Was Recognised As ‘World Heritage Site’ By UNESCO. Built by Kakatiya Rulers this temple is popular for its unique and brilliant architectural work. Here are some astonishing facts about the Ramappa Temple – The Pride of Telangana and India.

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1. Temple Named After Its Architect

Ramappa temple is named after its architecture Ramappa, unlike others which are named after deities of the temple

2. Kakatiya Rulers used Floating Bricks To Build Temple

A recent study says that the top of the Ramappa temple is made up of bricks that can float in water

3. Unique Nandi Posture

The specialty of Nandi at Ramappa temple is in a standing position

4. Kakatiya Ruler Used Sandbox Technique For Temple

In This technique, sand is placed on the land where a building is going to be made so that there will be a minimal chance of damage after natural disasters

5. Sample Temple & Main Temple

Architect Ramappa constructed a small replica of the Temple first. By looking at the replica they built the original temple

6. Music From Metal Statues & Carvings

The metal carvings statues make sweet music when you hit them with the tip of your fingers

7. A 13th-century Venice merchant, Marco Polo hailed this architectural wonder as “the brightest star in the galaxy of temples”

8. On 25 July 2021, The 13th-century Ramappa temple was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as “Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana”

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