The temple is built in the honour of Parvati (also known as Meenakshi) and the her consort, Shiva (Sundareswarar), and is a huge temple complex with 14 gateway towers and over 30,000 sculptures! This is one of the tall towers with elaborately carved sculptures.
Another temple tower, even larger than the previous one.
One of the smaller temple towers with sculptures of deities.
Inside the Meenakshi temple. Even here there are elaborate carvings.
You might also like to see photographs of the ancient temples of Ajanta and Ellora which remained intact through the last 16 centuries because they were in a remote location and thus not destroyed by invading Mughals.
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