In opposition to traditional temple building, the Kailasa Temple in Ellora is an ancient building that was reportedly carved out of a single block of rock.
Madurai's Meenakshi Amman Temple is famous for its intricate design and is thought to have been constructed by the gods themselves.
The Kal Bhairav Temple in Varanasi is famous for its mystery practices and offerings and is devoted to Lord Kal Bhairav, an expression of Lord Shiva.
The Konark Sun Temple is renowned for its detailed carvings and chariot-shaped architecture, which have puzzled historians and architects for generations.
This sanctuary, which honours Lord Shiva, is renowned for its imposing structure and is said to have been constructed without the use of mortar or other binding materials.