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In which of the following temples will you find Gopurams?
1. Shiva Temple, Chidambaram
2. Bhabatarini Temple, Dakshineswar
3. Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu
4. Golden Temple, Amritsar

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Shiva Temple, Chidambaram

The correct answer is Shiva Temple, Chidambaram.

  • Shiva Temple, Chidambaram will find Gopurams.
  • A gopuram or gopura is a monumental entrance tower, usually ornate, at the entrance of a Hindu temple.
  • Chidambaram Nataraja temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Nataraja is one of the forms of Lord Shiva as the lord of the dance.
  • This temple is located in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. This temple has ancient roots and a Shiva shrine existed at the site when the town was known as Thillai.
  • The present temple was built in the 10th century when Chidambaram was the capital of the Chola dynasty.
  • Owing to its pure Dravidian culture and magnificent architecture, Chidambaram is one of the most prominent pilgrimage destinations in India.
  • The temple has nine major Gopurams gateways connecting the various courtyards. four of these are huge and colourful, visible from afar, a symbolic and convenient landmark for pilgrims.


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Bhabatarini Temple, Dakshineswar

The temple is located at Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

This place is historically famous for the great temple of Goddess Kali, locally known as Maa Bhabatarini Mandir

This temple was built in 1855 by Rani Rashmoni.

Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu

The Dilwara Temples or Delvada Temples are a group of svetambara Jain temples located about 2.5 Km from the Mount Abu settlement in Sirohi District. 

This temple was constructed by Bhima Shah, a minister of Sultan Begada of Ahmedabad between 1316 and 1432 A.D.

The main attraction of this temple is a huge metal statue of the first Tirthankara, Rishabha Dev or Adinath.

Golden Temple, Amritsar

The Golden Temple is a gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India.

It is the preeminent spiritual site of Sikhism. The gurdwara is built around a man-made pool that was completed by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, in 1577

The Golden temple is famous for its full golden dome, it is one of the most sacred pilgrim spots for Sikhs. The Mandir is built on a 67-ft square of marble and is a two-storied structure.


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