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Tanjore Big Temple – Virtual Tour

Go on a virtual tour of the Tanjore Big Temple

Thanjavur Periya kovil (also known as Brihadeeswarar temple) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as RajaRajeswara Temple Rajarajeswaram and Brihadeshwara Temple.[1] It is one of the largest temples in India and is an example of Tamil architecture during the Chola period.[2] Built by Raja Raja Chola I and completed in 1010 CE, the temple turned 1000 years old in 2010.The architect and engineer of the temple, Kunjara Mallan Raja Raja Perumthachan[citation needed] is revered today as a father figure to all craftsmen in his homeland of present-day Central Kerala.[3] The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “Great Living Chola Temples”, with the other two being the Brihadeeswarar Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara temple.

 

Take a walk inside Tanjore Big Temple

Tanjore Big Temple also known as Thanjavur Periya Kovil or Brihadeeswarar Temple.

 Tanjore Big Temple
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Take a walk inside Tanjore Big Temple

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