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Address: Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
Phone Number: 919003947425
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Private Day Tour of Trichy and Tanjore from Madurai
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One of wonders in Tanjore

- the way temple was built was amazing and must be visited by everyone to witness the superior work done by our kings.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sathish S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

- the way temple was built was amazing and must be visited by everyone to witness the superior work done by our kings.

Thank Sathish S
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

what an architecture.What a temple.what a view.i visited at the time of sunset.wow.i really thrilled. dont miss it.huge temple with great architecture.dont forget to bring your camera.you will fell in love with temple.its not crowded so you see the god how long you want.there is no hurry.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

peaceful environment. after best tharisanam from brihadeeshwarar, u can enjoy the temples surrounding. a team of 16 of us have been to big temple on every visit of us to tamil nadu...a must visit temple to know about the prosperity of tamil and king raja raja cholan...

Thank Sathiswary S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple is huge. Even the outside prangana is large. Good to visit the temple in the morning time before sunrays takes its toll during afternoon. The temple has historical importance and please do take a local guide so that one can get to know about the construction of this huge architectural Marvel

Thank abhishek a
Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without visiting this temple the visit to Chidambaram is not complete. Please visit and you will be flooded with BHAKTI RASA

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a historical place and must visit if you are history jeek. Must make 2 hours at least to enjoy the premises. They have mentioned the history of the temple and the timeline in which each temple built and the by whom it was built. Good place to pray and place to take cHildren for entertainment.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is a declared UNESCO World Heritage site and deserves the title. It is a gigantic temple built a 1000 years back during the reign of Rajaraja Chola. Tanjore is famous today for this temple and draws thousands of tourists to the temple. Go in the evening as the sun starts to set. You will have enough time to... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Explaining about this temple in few sentences is not possible. Go and experience it, its just a wonder. Suggested to start as early as possible.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to know the history of Tamils and their architecture skills, this temple is a must visit place then! It is one of the most remarkable and impressive ancient temple. You can see ancient tamil writngs on the walls.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

The experience of visiting this temple is unmatchable. You can feel the royalty and the brilliance in construction.

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