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Jayakondan temple on route to Mayavaram / Kumbakonam is yet another master piece of Chola architecture. It is simply - unbelievably great temple. This temple built as a copy to the great Tanjore temple. One must visit it to appreciate it and fall in love...More
Since TripAdvisor does not seem to recognise the existence of the Airavateshwara Temple in Darasuram despite it being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I am adding my review here. For the other temples, please see the appropriate temple entries.
We chose to visit Darasuram after...More
we have been there in july . The temple is amazing structure and lots of natural paintings . on the first look its wowoo.Take a guide in your visit .The chapels are not allowed in this temple for visitors. its better to keep timings on...More
All three Chola temples are beautiful. As a non-Hindu western tourist I agree with everything said by previous reviewers about the atmosphere, history and importance of the three UNESCO listed temples. They are amazing!
The only reason I have not given this a five star...More
*Perriya Kovil" (The Big Temple) is what it is called in Tanjore. This one piece of art is a gift by the Cholan Dynasty. Very huge in size and perfectly done.
This one temple is really well maintained by the Government. Try visiting in the...More
This is an incredible temple. Also known as "Big Temple".
I visited with my mom. Both of us did not have the mind to leave!! Every little nook and corner was just a piece of art.
Needless to say, I took a huge number of...More
The magnificent Shiva temples at Gangaikodacholapuram, Darasuram and Thanjavur are collectively the “Great Living Chola Temples” with UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
The Brihadeeswarar or Pragadiswarar temple at the sleepy village of Gangaikondacholapuram lies just off National Highway-45C, approximately 35km north of Kumbakonam. It is...More