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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. Use our Thanjavur family vacation planner to arrange your visit to Gangaikonda Cholapuram and other attractions in Thanjavur.
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  • This UNESCO was built during medieval India. The temple is massive and richly carved with sculptures really beautiful architecture, fresh air plus a great view surrounding clear open Mon-Sun : 06:30 A...  more »
  • The UNESCO Monument is a must see. Lush green gardens welcome you. The stone and clay work is a beautiful. One must keep in mind the timings of temple. its closed from 12 to 4 in afternoon. No food jo...  more »
  • This is one of examples of marvelous architecture. The temple campus is huge, structures are huge and Idols are huge. You will be immersed in the divine beauty of the temple. You can reach this temple...  more »