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Address: Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
Phone Number: +91 90039 47425
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Private Day Tour of Trichy and Tanjore from Madurai
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1000 Years old !!!

Wow !!! This was the most spectacular site that I have seen in India. I appreciated that it was not over run with tourists. It was like stepping back in time. The tour guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow !!! This was the most spectacular site that I have seen in India. I appreciated that it was not over run with tourists. It was like stepping back in time. The tour guide spoke excellent English + was very knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Brihadeeswara temple is justly regarded as the most splendid of the 93 odd temples that the imperial Chola built during their reign. Dedicated to Shiva, this majestic and beautiful temple with it's imposing Vimana was built in 1010 AD. There have been subsequent additions made by Vijay nagar,the Nayaks, the Maratha and even more recently by the ASI, this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My third visit and I never felt tired. Its marvellous architure, the big linga and nandhi, clean and peaceful surrounding is always impressive. What a amazing monument... how could they built such a building 1000 yrs back? Just simply love it. A must visit place in india.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a very beautiful temple in the city of temple . Well maintained . Very very clean . There is a tree with full of parrots 😍. Very old temple . We will salute the ancestors who built this in that age . A must visit place in south india .

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no such monument anywhere in the world the temple gopuram is the tallest Takes days if you want to research and enjoy this place the bull-Nandi is made of one black stone and huge the shiva lingam is the main deity

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Architecture marvel built 1000 years ago by great Chola King Raja Raja Chola. One of the must visit places in India for architecture, heritage, culture and religious purpose (dedicated for Lord Shiva)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply magnificent and state of art architecture...Maintained with a sanity and specified touch and hence deserves UNESCO certficattion

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the world heritage place in south india. Built by king Raja Raja Cholan about thousand years ago. The brihadeeshwara temple or popularly known as Big Temple has very huge Nandhi and very huge shivalinga. One cannot stop wondering at the magnificent architecture. Beautifully built. Morning milk abishegam will be performed to the shivalinga in the temple around 8.30am... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a true architectural marvelous. Recently 1000 years completion was celebrated for this temple. This temple was built by cholas. This is built in such a way that shadow of the whole tower will fall on itself and will not fall on ground. You will definitely admire on visiting this temple. The Nandhi and Shiva linga are very huge.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One must go der for beautiful architecture of gopuram. Big nandhi n Lord Shiva. Well maintained lawns. Have paid rest rooms outside. Ur mind n soul bcum calm after a visit. Visit at evening not on pradosam n festival days..

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