Brihadeeshwara Temple, Thanjavur

4.9
Part of a World Heritage Site, Brihadeeshwara Temple boasts a 66 m (216 ft) tall structure dating back to the 10th century. The attraction holds the title as the world's tallest temple tower and features numerous murals, frescos, and statues, which add to the overall visual appeal of this elaborately decorated site. Consider visiting with a guide who can help you better understand the history of the temple and its works of art. Take the guesswork out of planning a Thanjavur vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Majestic and spacious temple demonstrating yesteryear skills and grandeur. Millions of pictures would have been taken of this temple vimanam, but still it makes one crave for more.  more »
  • Brihadishvara temple located in Tanjore, Tamilnadu is architecture mastery of Chola era. This is part of UNESCO world Heritage site and your visit will discover the speciality of this temple. The Lord...  more »
  • The Peruvudayar Temple or the Big temple as it is popularly known never fails to astonish any time you make a visit. There is definitely an aura surrounding the temple and its premises which can be fe...  more »
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  • Just WOW... This is place is huge and the architecture is amazing. One can spend many hours if you love architecture, designs, and art. You will all the information in Google yet a guide can tell you more details about anything and everything about the construction. There is no tickets or entrance fees, except for keeping the shoes which is just 3 rs. The entire place is kept very neat and clean. The preferable time to visit in a day is early morning or evenings.
  • A great place. The temple reflects the richness of an erstwhile mighty kingdom. Spread across a huge area, the temple complex include several small shrines dedicated to many deities in addition to the main shrine. Cloak room is available
  • PLEASE GO &ENJOY WHETHER IT MAY BE SPIRITUAL OR TIME PASS WITH FAMILY WITH KIDS /FRIENDS. What a BEAUTIFUL CONSTRUCTION. SEEING IS BELIEVING. AMAZING & WONDERFUL.
  • Very big temple, beautiful temple. You can spend one full day just by looking at the carvings, statues and creating stories around it. The architecture of the temple is so beautiful and amazing that you will be awestruck by it. Please read the history of the temple before you visit. The best time to be in the temple and to click photos is early morning 5.30 am.
  • Humble request. Let it be a devotional place and not a tourist spot. People come only for fun here instead of praying. Overall it has been maintained well.
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