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Address: Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
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+91 90039 47425
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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$75.00*
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Private Day Tour of Trichy and Tanjore from Madurai
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All should be here to enjoy the great architecture

All should be here atleast once in there life time to enjoy the great architecture. Great place for spiritual relaxation. Neatly maintained

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mohanathan V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

All should be here atleast once in there life time to enjoy the great architecture. Great place for spiritual relaxation. Neatly maintained

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Thank Mohanathan V
Thanjavur, India
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's the most beautiful temple I've ever seen. The entire place in itself has an unparalleled charm which needs to be experienced. Truly a memorable visit.

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Aylesbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was pretty templed out but this one is well worth the visit. It was clean and well cared for and there was good information around the site.

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Thank Elizabeth J
Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Built in Chola style, this is a very large complex devoted to Lord Shiva. The monolithic Nandi (Bull) welcomes you to the complex. The temple has an outer and inner sanctum and both are adorned by huge pillars depicting various aspects of Shaivism. The architecture is very good and much of it is in tact and was not destroyed completely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

each and every one of the indian must visit this temple, you will be feeling divinity and wonder about the sculptures and art.

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Thank Ananymous_tn
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the temple befoe sunset. It was very beautiful and impressive. Its a must sèe.It took us about an hour.

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Thank Itzhak Z
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the temple last month, traveled from Chennai to Tanjore in Uzhavan express. Hence it is early morning, had a enchanting view with the lights. It opens at 6 AM itself, no bags are allowed inside the temple but there is a locker facility to keep the luggage. Every an hour or so, pooja performed to the big lingam,... More 

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Thank naresh b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a temple never to be missed on a trip to Kumbakonam or Tanjore. Architecturally, one of the best temples in India. Also known as the Big Temple, the gopuram of the temple is just so wonderful to see and the sculptures are so intricately carved. Crown jewel of Tamil culture.

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Thank Sriram_064
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this Temple as it was the festival of Pongal when we visited and it was very interesting Lots of locals enjoying the festival

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic temple. We spent 3 hours just wandering around this spectacle. It is staggeringly huge and difficult to grasp how it was constructed. Such a wonderful place, not just for tourism.

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