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Brihadeeshwara Temple

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 2 days ago via mobile

The biggest attraction of Thanjavur - The Brahadeshwara Temple, also known as the Big Temple. Built during the reign of the Great Chola emperor, Raja Raja Chola, this temple is an architectural marvel. Protected by deep trenches on either sides and the Grand Anaicut River...More

Thank akhilchandu
Reviewed 5 days ago

amazing world wonderful temple in thanjavur and many more historical events in this temple not built in engineers only non education peoples

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Brihadeeshwara temple is the first granite temple in india and the temple architecture resembles chola king taste.The temple is 1000 year old and is must visiting site.

Thank Rachamallu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful temple! Must visit if you at Thanjavur.. 1000yrs back..interlock concept building Cholans..

Thank Poobalan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the town of Thanjavur, also called as 'Big Temple'. This is main temple from the group of Chola Temples which comprise world heritage site. Better to visit during evening especially during sunset as sun sets on the back drop of temple.

Thank Amey_Jambhekar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple near to the city and easily accessible from bus station and Railway Station. This temple is marvelous architect of Chola dynasty in TamilNadu. The Kalasam of this temple is visible from such of quiet decent distance. This place is well maintained, we have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple is so powerful and looks calm. The huge nandi attracts kids and big people as well. The god himself looks so sacred and divine. The time when we visited was in the evening and it was very calm.The carvings and the temple gopuram...More

Thank Bhavani N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva,located in Thanjavur in te Indian Stste of Tamilnadu. Unesco World Heritage Site. Also known as Raja Rajeswara Temple. Built by Raja Raja Chola rajeswara Temple.

Thank wanderlast_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking from every corner and every stone in the temple is perfectly arranged. A poem written with 60,000 tons of granite. If you are a first time visitor, you must get a Guide who can show you the real architecture beauty and hidden details. Visit...More

Thank Unnikrishnan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Chola marvel is way above word of appreciation. This is sheer genius of engineering. This is biggest of the three cholan establishment. There are lots of sculptures and inscription. Huge number of sculptures and idols are there. It takes long time to see through...More

Thank abhik_fe
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John M
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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.
vinayagaram m
18 October 2016|
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Response from NarasimhaMurthy523 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,it would be good to go at early morning,but as the SUN gets hotter its difficult to roam.There is no specialty for sun rise here.