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I went to Great Living Chola Temples. Built during the 11th and the 12th centuries, the Living... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Footprints727663
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Nice new restaurant in front of the entrance near the parking

Very nice simple restaurant just open since few weeks. A family kitchen. Clean and very good... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Vivelaviebelle
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16 Oct 2017
“World Heritage Site”
11 Feb 2017
“Nice new restaurant in front of the entrance near the parking ”
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I went to Great Living Chola Temples. Built during the 11th and the 12th centuries, the Living Temples at Thanjavur are a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tamil Nadu. It is great place to go.

2  Thank Footprints727663
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice simple restaurant just open since few weeks. A family kitchen. Clean and very good. Coffee is fantastic. Very correct price.

Thank Vivelaviebelle
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Since TripAdvisor does not seem to recognise the existence of the Airavateshwara Temple in Darasuram despite it being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I am adding my review here. For the other temples, please see the appropriate temple entries. We chose to visit Darasuram after...More

2  Thank Orso R
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Probably the greatest emperor of south India built Thanjavur temple and its a living testament to the architectural capabilities of the empire. Spell bound beauty.

Thank murugesank2015
Reviewed 14 August 2015

we have been there in july . The temple is amazing structure and lots of natural paintings . on the first look its wowoo.Take a guide in your visit .The chapels are not allowed in this temple for visitors. its better to keep timings on...More

1  Thank KERALADAYZTOURS
Reviewed 28 November 2012

All three Chola temples are beautiful. As a non-Hindu western tourist I agree with everything said by previous reviewers about the atmosphere, history and importance of the three UNESCO listed temples. They are amazing! The only reason I have not given this a five star...More

17  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 26 November 2012

*Perriya Kovil" (The Big Temple) is what it is called in Tanjore. This one piece of art is a gift by the Cholan Dynasty. Very huge in size and perfectly done. This one temple is really well maintained by the Government. Try visiting in the...More

12  Thank DeepuVivek
Reviewed 29 December 2011

This is an incredible temple. Also known as "Big Temple". I visited with my mom. Both of us did not have the mind to leave!! Every little nook and corner was just a piece of art. Needless to say, I took a huge number of...More

21  Thank snod73
Reviewed 2 August 2011

The magnificent Shiva temples at Gangaikodacholapuram, Darasuram and Thanjavur are collectively the “Great Living Chola Temples” with UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The Brihadeeswarar or Pragadiswarar temple at the sleepy village of Gangaikondacholapuram lies just off National Highway-45C, approximately 35km north of Kumbakonam. It is...More

29  Thank Gita-TA
Reviewed 12 June 2011

A few friends booked a Tempo traveller from Bangalore to visit a few temples in Tamilnadu. We started from Bangalore at around 3.30pm. On the way we took off sometime for evening snacks. The road from Bangalore to Krishnagiri is good. However, the Krishnagiri -...More

22  Thank janaki_thiagarajan
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