Question of The Day04-12-2022

Who built the Vishnupad Temple in Gaya?


Correct Answer : c ) Ahilybai Holkar

Explanation :

Vishnupad Temple is a Hindu temple located in Gaya, Bihar. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is located on the banks of Phalgu river. It was rebuilt by Queen Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore in 1787.

It is believed to be located at the site where Vishnu killed demon Gayasura. On the top of the temple, a 50 kilo gold flag is there which was donated by Gayapal Panda Bal Govind Sen. The temple is the center for Shraddha rites in Gaya.

Hence, option (c) is correct.

Read Study material on Styles of Temple Architecture.



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