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Brihadeeshwara Temple

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Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
+91 81222 33900
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Private Full-Day Tour of Trichy and Thanjavur from Madurai
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Visit: Brihadeeshwara Temple, Saraswati Mahal Library, Royal Palace and Art...
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Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
+91 81222 33900
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What to say, the best one in South India. Marvelous chola architecture. Green, well maintained. Neat. Visit during early morning or evening, really wonderful. Lighting arrangements are superb

Thank Baburajnair
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful temple site. So good to see this magnificent monuments but do be aware that you are required to go onto the site without footwear. Socks are permitted.

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the greatest sights in all of India. It is highly visited and there are few sights that can have such a great impact. The temple gopuram is stunning and the huge bull in front of the main shrine is quite magnificent....More

Thank Madhav R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guides wont explain the detailed architecture..better to watch youtube videos. Chinese and european men are carved on temple..no guides know why. Lot of mystries around around temple architecture.

1  Thank Ronie007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shiva temple, brihadeeswara temple, Big temple there are many names of this temple. This is a very beautiful temple. A perfect image of rock cut architecture. Starting with Lord Ganesh and followed by Shivling gives a perfect beauty to this temple

1  Thank SURBHI J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brihadeeswara temple is located in Thanjavur, Tamilnadu. This city is famous for rock cut temples, Big temple is one of them. It is famous for lord shiva temple. A big Shivling of lord shiva.

Thank Ankitjaincs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I step inside the temple it's makes me wonder about the architecture. I'm sure that anyone who visits this temple will have the same thought.highly recommended for all age groups.

1  Thank Archana U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple has poor parking space, the streets are busy, the outside of temple complex are not very clean, the place is crowded, but you'd still be awestruck by the architecture and the beauty of the stones, carvings, and more. It is a world heritage...More

1  Thank SureshS87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best temples in India, with amazing architecture and exquisite carvings. this is one of the finest examples of Indian construction. Must visit for history enthusiasts and cultural buffs. The temple becomes a bit crowded during opening times but is not that bad....More

Thank NimsandNiks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say more about this place than has already been said many times before - this is truly a magnificent temple. Even though it was a bit crowded, the place is large enough to find a quiet spot and take it all in. It...More

1  Thank wanderingskv
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mathews j
11 September 2017|
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Response from SURYA K | Reviewed this property |
Camera and mobiles are allowed inside the temple. Click room is available inside for laugauge and Chappell at nominal charge. Tanjavur museum is @ 1 km distance from temple. worth to watch. so after temple visit go there and... More
27 August 2017|
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Response from abhik_fe | Reviewed this property |
To be honest road condition is very good. Trichy to tanjore superb. You can reach by one and half hour. But inside city traffic is a concern in certain places not everywhere. Now it all depends on how you travel and what... More
Prashanth R
27 July 2017|
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Response from sridharml007 | Reviewed this property |
From the old bus stand is one km which is located in the heart of the city.from the new bus stand roughly 5kms away.new bus stand to old bus stand you can go by town bus which is frequently available that goes very close to... More