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Brihadeeswarar Temple

Closed Now: 6:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Membalam Rd, Thanjavur 613001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This ancient wonderful temple was built by the Emperor Rajarajacholan. Amazing architecture with very accurate calculations and knowledge in constructing this beautiful temple. The main tower which called as "Rajagopuram" was constructed over the huge Lord Brahatheeswarar with hallow space inside. There are many sculptures...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

Must vist temple in tamilnadu ,good example for the dravidian style of architecture ,vist morning or evening is better

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Brihadeeshwara temple, superb temple in thanjavoor all temples are related to history , located in a beautiful place

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

You should definitely visit this temple if you ever plan to visit Tamil nadu. Get the guide available there to get better understanding the history

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank dtrive
Reviewed May 6, 2019

This temple has been the dream of Raja Raja Chozhan, who is known as one of the greatest rulers the Tamil History takes pride. With a span of 7 years bringing this massive temple into reality with just manual labour almost 1000 years ago is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

This is the entrance to Tanjore Big Temple, called “Keralanthahan Vaayil”. Brihadeeshwara (Great Easwar) Temple was built by a Chola King, Raja Raja in 1003-1010 AD. It is Massive temple. Now, Maintained by Archaeological Survey of India, with regular Pooja being done. Photography by cell...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank DrValliappan
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Lord Brihadeeswarer is a UNESCO World Heritage site, where thousands of people worship daily. It was built by King Raja Cholan over 1000 years ago. This impressive temple is one of South India’s most magnificent architectural accomplishments. You can walk around for hours looking at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ukienomad
Reviewed January 8, 2019

One of the architectural wonders of the past with very high cultural values. I was amazed to see the centuries old frescos kept in the museum. You will get wonderstruck to know that the frescos have been peeled off carefully (from the walls around the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Krishnamurthy S
Reviewed December 28, 2018

The moment you enter this UNESCO site thro the Maratha gateway, the sheer grandeur of this place hits you!! We were blown away by this very imposing architectural marvel. No words can do justice to this beautiful place. The intricate detailing on the monuments is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank travel_jagat
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The huge temple complex is cleanly maintained by Archaeological Survey of India (unlike many other places maintained by ASI). Built by Raja Raja Chola I between 1003 and 1010 AD, the temple is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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August 8, 2018|
Response from VijayK1038 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely no idea as my visit was to admire the UNESCO monument coupled with live temple activities, which is a rare phenomena. Definitely the income is not much as I could see, but well maintained.