this is a beautiful place not to be missed on your visit to tanjore. The brilliant structure built by the then king cholan who ruled this place.
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Truly inspiring place.. the temple must be more than a thousand years old. It is really a wonder how someone would have constructed such massive temple thousand years ago without any modern techniques. I visited in the morning and the darsan was very quick.. did...More
A must visit place. Great architecture and impeccable structures. Avoid summer seasons as the floors will be very hot to walk and the heat as well.
no words to describe the feelings so divine, really huge and astonishing. well maintained and clean. especially the Varagi sanctum and Karuvoorar sannadhi.
Massive in appearance, considering the material used and period during which it was constructed.The magnitude of work involved is amazing.
I am gonna keep it to the point, > Get a guide service, you can find them in front of the temple. Hardly costs you 300 to 400 bucks for 1 hour. This way you can at least know some vital information > Must visit...More
I had visited The Brihadeeswar aka The Big Temple at Thanjavur (Tanjore) during mid january. I have chosen that time because the the Great Thyagaraja Music Festival(170th) was held during that time. It is at Thiruvaiyaru, some 15kms from the Big Temple. Thiruvaiyaru and the...More
Brihadeeswara Temple or the Big Temple is the first foremost place to visit when you are in Thanjavur. One can admire the sculptural beauty of the ancient Chola dynasty. We went there during the last full moon, and we were blessed to witness the temple...More
What an amazing place to visit! Although it was a hot day, there was plenty of shade in the colonnades running around the perimeter. The are many intricate carvings to be seen on the towers. Well worth a visit when in Thanjavur.