Monday, September 4, 2017

Bellibagilu,Shravanbelgola

While one climbs up the Indragiri Hill at Shravanbelgola there is a fort enclosure. From the structure it looks like this fort might have been built during the 18th century or it  might have been renovated around this time.


The fort enclosure has a gate known as the ‘Bellibagilu’ meaning Silver Gate. In one of the literary works of 1780 A.D.  the gate has been referred by this name.


18 comments:

Lady Fi said...

So old and well preserved!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Interesting!

Fun60 said...

I imagine it looks silvery in the moonlight.

Photo Cache said...

Nice architectural detail.

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rupam sarma said...

Amazing. Beautiful pics.

NatureFootstep said...

love the stones used for this complex :)

Kay L. Davies said...

Hello, Rajesh. I agree with NatureFootsteps, the stones are really something. They make me think of the dry-stone walls I saw in Scotland last year. It must have been extremely difficult to put up high dry-stone walls without them tumbling! Very impressive!
The Silver Gate is indeed beautiful.
Kay
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ABC Wednesday said...

What a wonderful story behind this beautiful building. Wonderful also to see that it is kept in such a good condition


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Leslie: said...

I'm not great climbing hills, but it looks like this would be worth the climb!

Leslie
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Jackie and Joel Smith said...

Love the entry way to old forts. . .makes me imagine what it might have been like!

Ruth Rieckehoff said...

It is in a very good condition! That white stone are beautiful!

Roger Owen Green said...

Looks like it's a popular destination
ROG, ABCW

Jeevan said...

Beautiful fort gateway !

Ranjana's craft blog said...

Amazing, this must be little known place.

Jim said...

Great shots

Betty said...

All the buildings you show us are so well preserved.

Klara S said...

Impressive.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Love the way the shadows are playing in and around the Silver Gate!