The ornately decorated ceremonial gateway or archway of a temple or city. The gopuras of Vishnu temples simulate the gateways to Vaikuntha.
An elaborate high gateway of a Hindu temple that is typical of South Indian architecture.
an elaborate gateway through the walls of a temple.
A Sanskrit word for the gatehouse of south Indian building complexes, especially Hindu temples, often multistoried and elaborately carved.
The entrance-way or gate in the wall that surrounds a temple.