Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur

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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. Make Gangaikonda Cholapuram part of your personalized Thanjavur itinerary using our Thanjavur itinerary tool .
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  • Its located around 30 KM from Kumbakonnam off the highway. Do ensure that your driver is aware that you need to visit this place. Its a UNESCO World Heritage Site  more »
  • Magnificent temple in nature.. There's what see... like any temple must be dechausser but no worries lawn well maintained to walk...
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  • Rajendra Chola was the sun of the greatest of the later Chola kings Raja Raja Chola. He built this temple similar to the Brihadishwarar in Tanjavur, but on a smaller scale. This is more elegant, with ...  more »
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