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This is an ancient town, in fact Capital of Chola kingdom during King Rajendra's ( son of Rajaraja... read more

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Went with family since we are interested in architecture and historical places.Worth visit.Enjoyed... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an ancient town, in fact Capital of Chola kingdom during King Rajendra's ( son of Rajaraja Cholan who built Big temple of Tanjore). After the victory over several rulers spread across the northern India, King Rajendra built a new town named Gangaikonda cholapuram...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with family since we are interested in architecture and historical places.Worth visit.Enjoyed thoroughly.

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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place and really happy to visit Gangaikonda Cholapuram is a town located in Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu, India. It became the capital of the Chola dynasty in c. 1025 during the reign of Rajendra Chola I, and served as the Chola capital for around 250...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

One of the best ancient temple, beautiful architecture, Stone carvings. A must visit if u are planning to Kumbakonam or

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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

An ancient engineering edifice, constructed without any modern engineering seeing equipments, this shows the rich cultural heritage of chola kingdom. A must visit place for photography loving peoples. Well maintained.

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Drove to this beautiful temple from Pondicherry . It’s about 2.5 hours one way but well worth the effort. The pink sandstone shrine is unusual as the others I visited were of granite with vibrant paintwork. The intricate stone sculptures on the outer facade are...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

This temple is 70 km from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu built by Rajendra Chole son of the great Raja Raja Chola in 1025 AD and is now maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. Word cannot describe this monument, one has to see this for...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

amazing temple built by King Rajendra Chola. ASI is maintaing it very well. Fantastic architecture ans wonderful sculptures. Its a temple in my bucket list for years.Feeling awesome after the visit.The Linga is huge. So is the chandgeswarar. The goddess Kali looks so good and...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2018

This temple is on the way from kumbakonam must visit if you are travelling by road. This temple needs better attention and maintenance, FROM GOVERMENT SIDE

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This temple is on the way from kumbakonam to jayakondam.I went to this temple in TNRTC bus from Kumbakonam.This is very nice and excellent temple.No words to describe the beauty and grandeur of this temple and its architecture.This temple is build by Chola king Rajendra...More

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restless_monkey
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Response from kalpalatha | Reviewed this property |
even if you are to pay 2000 bucks its worth the visit
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sathiankm
August 12, 2018|
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Response from milma | Reviewed this property |
No, I dont think so unless you hire it as a day rental
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