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Brihadeeshwara Temple

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Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
+91 90039 47425
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Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
+91 90039 47425
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This temple is also widely known as great big temple it was built in the choza period bye raja raja chozlan it is must seen location in thanjavur city it is a world popular place this temple has a greatest architecture and this temple is...More

Thank Thiruselvam768
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hard to believe they carved so much from granite by hand, the detail is simply incredible. These temples are a wonder

Thank DHJ_1900
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an architectural marvel. This structure shows our rich Indian ancient tradition and engineering that is still unchallenged. Must visit place in Tamil Nadu, and India

Thank Latheesh C
Reviewed 4 days ago

- Truly a marvel, a fantastic place, a must visit for any ancient architecture lover. The temple, as the name suggests is huge. The gopura of the temples are not just tall, but display creative and master artisan work. Each carvings is worth admiring of...More

Thank Arjun_Vade
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Early morning visit is recommended to see the Architectural Marvel in a quiet atmosphere. A treat to photography lovers on capturing the shades and proportions of the temple. Must a visit.

Thank tSathyashankar
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visit this temple before 7 am to have an amazing view. One of the greatest temples that I have visited. If you are a photographer always go there before 8 pm. There are many locations for photography. Pay attention to the large nearly spherical monument...More

Thank chandimac2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a temple it was. Beautiful experience. Little cloud and rain made the visit even more nice. This is the main attraction of Tanjavur and I can assure everyone that tourists as well as religious people, researchers and photographers all would be equally amazed. Each...More

Thank HaimantiPaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is also known as Rajarajeswar Temple, is build by Raja Raja Chola I Completed in 1010 AD. This is one of the UNESCO World Heritage site along with other two Chola temples of Airavatesvara Temple, Darusalam near Kumbakonam and Gangaikonda Choleswar Temple. Main...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in tanjavur of tamilnadu state, popular temple in south Africa.also known as rajarajeswara temple.it has an age of around 1000 years.

Thank jaga1997reddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is a must visit when you are in Tamil Nadu. This masterpiece of the 6th century built during the Chola period is one of is kind. The complex is huge. WE took nearly 3 hours to complete the entire round of the complex....More

Thank Ankita G
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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
John M
9 July 2017|
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Response from Balasubramanian S | Reviewed this property |
The temple is an example of the tremendous trust humans have on GOD than the structure itself. Like everything else where mind is before matter. Trust on the Almighty and the formless existence is the outcome of this... More
vinayagaram m
18 October 2016|
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Response from Denzel2014 | Reviewed this property |
I meant 6.30 am for the cloakroom opening in the note above.