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Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.9/5 based on 160 reviews on the web
Explore the World Heritage Site of Gangaikonda Cholapuram--a perfectly preserved medieval temple, and all that remains of a supreme ancient township. Replete with ornately carved figurines and a huge stone Nandhi (Shiva and Parvati's gatekeeping bull), the complex features perfectly manicured green grasses surrounded by impressive architecture and majestic palms. Stroll around the grounds and enjoy the atmosphere of ages past. Bring along your camera to capture one of the most treasured temples in the country, and consider bringing a picnic to enjoy in its serene surroundings. Use our Thanjavur family vacation planner to arrange your visit to Gangaikonda Cholapuram and other attractions in Thanjavur.
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  • It is a must-see to go to Temple gangaikonda. The visit is free and is a temple in honour of shiva. This very well preserved and is world heritage site. The truth is that when we visited it was empty and enjoyed it very much. If these business can not miss it.
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  • This is a calm, quiet and relaxing place. A picnic spot in Thanjavur area. My friend and I went on a picnic to this place on a Sunday. The place is in a proper maintenance. Unlike Brihadeeswarar templ...  read more »
  • We had gone to Srirangam to attend a friend's wedding and happened to go to this place. My father-in-law had read about this temple and wanted to visit it for a long time. This temple is a the replica...  read more »
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