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The Kailasa Temple is notable for its vertical excavation—a complex megalith carved from a single granite rock. Carvers started at the top of the original rock, and excavated downward. The traditional methods were rigidly followed by the master architect which could not have been achieved by excavating from the front. It is estimated that about 400,000 tons of rocks were scooped out over hundreds of years to construct this monolithic structure.