Which of the following statements is/are correct about the famous Virupaksha Temple?

  1. The temple was built by Lakkana Dandesha under the ruler Deva Raya II of the Vijayanagara Empire
  2. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  3. The temple is an example of Vesara style of temple architecture

    Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Virupaksha Temple was built by Lakkana Dandesha under the ruler Deva Raya II of the Vijayanagara Empire. It is located on the banks of Tungabhadra River in Karnataka. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple is an example of Vesara style of temple architecture.

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