Gopuram' broom stick, huh?
The‘Gopuram' is astonishingly similar to another gateway
Right!'Gopuram' broom stick.
In the seventeenth century, Dalwai Sethupati started East Gopuram.
In 1610, the then king had four pillars constructed for the Gopuram.
An elevated structure to the left of the Sphinx-Temple could be another Gopuram.
The temple Gopuram is 72 meters in height and consists of 72 tiers.
An elevated structure to the left of the Sphinx Temple could be another Gopuram.
The design of the Gopuram is different from the regular style seen
at other Vaishnavite temples.
The Gopuram was constructed in such a manner that its shadow never falls on the floor.
The temple looks very spacious because the Gopuram of the temple is built on an elevation.
The maha- mandapa is cantoned at its two rear corners by dvitala vimanas of the kuta- type, and has
three projected porch- openings on the middle of its south, west and north sides, which are superposed by larger and more raised solas to simulate Gopuram- like entrances.