Vishnu Temple No. 2

Vishnu Temple No. 2

BRIEF HISTORY:This temple is located near Vishnu temple No.1. It is facing north, having on plan a garbhagriha, an antarala and an open mukhamantapa in front. The garbhagriha houses a rectangular pedestal carved with Garuda and two fragments of a black stone sculpture. There is a ruined brick superstructure over the garbhagriha. There are traces of a prakara wall around the temple with a ruined gateway to the north. The doorjambs of the entrance leading to the lintel of the antarala and the gateway bear Vaishnava dvarapalas. The lintel of the entrance to the antarala is depicted with Gajalakshmi. The pillars of mukhamantapa are adorned with the usual bas-reliefs of Vijayanagara type.