Brihadeeshwarar Thanjavur

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Brihadeeshwarar Thanjavur:

Brihadeeshwarar Thanjavur(peruvudiar kovil) Temple is also known as Gangaikonda cholapuram temple and Gangaikonda choleeswaram which is located at Thanjavur, Tamilnadu state of India. Brihadeeshwarar Thanjavur temple is a Hindu temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the famous largest temples in India which has the history of Chola dynasty. The architecture shows the Dravidian style which is built by Rajendra Chola I and completed in 1035 AD.

This temple became the tourist attractions in Tamilnadu. It is the part of UNESCO world’s heritage site as great living Chola temples.

There is one temple tower, which people call as Vimana. It is 216 feet or 66 meters high. It is also one among tallest tower in whole world in its kind. Intended to display the emperor’s vision of his power and his relationship to the universal order, the temple was the site of the major royal ceremonies such as anointing…

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