Exquisite stone carvings and stairs producing musical sounds when struck make Airavatesvara Temple a true architectural wonder and a World Heritage Site. Built in the 12th century, this Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture is dedicated to Lord Shiva and packed with delicate carvings and mesmerizing ornaments. To appreciate the full splendor of the striking temple, consider taking a guided tour around the complex. Plan your visit to Airavatesvara Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kumbakonam travel route planner.
Tours To Airavatesvara Temple
Trip to Visit Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara Temple from Pondicherry BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $100
Duration: 10 to 12 hours
Ancient Temples Tour to Kumbakonam from Tiruchirappalli BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $63
Duration: 9 to 13 hours
Airavatesvara Temple Reviews
Peaceful and serene place and wonderful architecture including a Saraswathi without a Veena. Clean and peaceful. Atleast worth spending an hour and a half if you love to see sculptures and enjoy the..... more »
Airawatheshwara temple built by Cholas during 1100AD is highly ornate, comparable with Belur Halebid temples in Karnataka. There are intricate carvings which are still well preserved, and for those... more »
Gorgeous temple! If you are an art and architecture enthusiast you will love it! Especially look out for the pillars depicting scenes out of Indian Epics.
What a Stone Art work, Mind Blowing, No words to say. I missed these in my past. Need to visit again and again. Best Architecture in the Word. It was famous for very very tiny stone work. Those time workers are really skilled person. I am very happy to see those art. Many Many historical events are present in that stone art, Like Mahabharatham, Ramayanam and etc. Again i will plan to visit after a year.
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