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Why do you think towns grew around temples?

Answer :

Reasons due to which towns grew around the temples were:

1. Because temples were central to the economy and society.

2. Temple authorities used their wealth to finance trade and banking.

3. Gradually people like, priests, artisans, traders and workers, starting to settle near the temple to cater to the needs of the temple.

4. Also, the large number of pilgrims provided ample opportunities for traders and artisans to conduct business.

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