Part of a World Heritage Site, Brihadeeshwara Temple boasts a 66 m (216 ft) tall structure dating back to the 10th century. The attraction holds the title as the world's tallest temple tower and features numerous murals, frescos, and statues, which add to the overall visual appeal of this elaborately decorated site. Consider visiting with a guide who can help you better understand the history of the temple and its works of art. Take the guesswork out of planning a Thanjavur vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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Brihadeeshwara Temple Reviews
One of the most famous and great architectural sculptured temple in South India, situated in the heart of Tanjore town, very easy to find this place. Parking space available opposite to this temple... more »
What else to say about this beautiful piece of art.. The Precision and accuracy of the dimensions of this architecture to the materials used to construct this dated back to 12th century... Wonder... more »
Just WOW... This is place is huge and the architecture is amazing. One can spend many hours if you love architecture, designs, and art. You will all the information in Google yet a guide can tell you more details about anything and everything about the construction. There is no tickets or entrance fees, except for keeping the shoes which is just 3 rs. The entire place is kept very neat and clean. The preferable time to visit in a day is early morning or evenings.
A great place. The temple reflects the richness of an erstwhile mighty kingdom. Spread across a huge area, the temple complex include several small shrines dedicated to many deities in addition to the main shrine. Cloak room is available
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