Gopuram kirtimukha in Madurai (vertical image)


A vertical close up of a gopuram kirtimukha at the Meenakshi temple in Madurai. The 2,000 year-old temple has four massive gopurams (gateway towers), each with two kirtimukhas at the top. This one was on the northern gopuram of the ancient temple.

Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India | December 2017 | Read more about our trip


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  • Printing: Not recommended for print.
2. Medium (1500 x 1000px)
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  • Digital use: Good for regular screens and mobile device backgrounds.
  • Printing: Good for small prints of up to 5 x 3.3 in (12.5 x 8 cm) at best quality/300dpi or up to 10 x 6.6 in (25 x 16 cm) at acceptable quality/150dpi.


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Extra-large | 4000 x 2667 px | JPEG, 300 DPI, Large | 3000 x 2000 px | JPEG, 300 DPI, Medium | 1500 x 1000 px | JPEG, 300 DPI, Small | 800 x 533 px | JPEG, 300 DPI


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