Government organises international conference on Temples “‘Devayatanam”
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India is organising a two-day international conference ‘Devayatanam – An odyssey of Indian temple architecture on 25th - 26th February, 2022 at Hampi, Karnataka.
The Union Minister for Culture, Tourism G Kishan Reddy will inaugurate the conference.
The inaugural session will take place at Pattabhirama Temple, Hampi while the academic sessions will be held in Auditorium, Kannada University, Hampi.
Hampi is situated along the Tungabhadra river in Karnataka.
It is a UNESCO (United Nations Scientific Educational and Cultural Organisation ). world heritage site. India has a total of 40 sites in the UNESCO world heritage site list. The 40th is Dholavira in Gujarat.
Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagara empire in the 14th century
Among the attractions of Hampi are beautiful temples, ruins of palaces, remains of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, and royal pavilions.
The Hampi stone temple is printed on the reverse side of Rs 50 notes.
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