Vishnu Temple No. 3 Facing South Gateway Of Vitthala Temple

Vishnu Temple No. 3 Facing South Gateway Of Vitthala Temple

BRIEF HISTORY:This is located near the south gopura of the Vitthala complex. It is identified by some scholars as ‘Rama Vitthala’ temple and is datable to the sixteenth century A.D. This temple, facing north, has on plan, a garbhagriha, an antarala, and a sabhamantapa with two porches on the east and west and the main entrance in the north. The main entrance and the western porch have flight of steps with elephant balustrades. The ceiling of the central bay of the sabhamantapa has all elaborately carved lotus. The exterior wall of the temple is adorned with devakoshthas, kumbha pilasters and a few bas-reliefs.