Vettuvan Koil

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This little known rock cut temple was carved out of single piece of granite stone.

Even today when we have diamond tipped cutting tools it’s a difficult task to carve granite. It's an example of incredible engineering from more than 1300 years ago, and the detail still baffles scholars today.



http://bulcranium.blogspot.com/2013/07/7th-8th-century-vettuvan-koil-temple.html

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