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Timmalapura is a temple city in Bellary district, Karnataka [1]


Gopala Krishnaswamy temple View of Gopura from inside the Gopala Krishnaswamy temple in Timmalapura.JPG
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  1. "Timmalapura Temple". templesofindia.org. Retrieved 11 September 2022.