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11 stunning photos of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India that are NOT the Taj Mahal!


The beauty of the temples seems that can not be understood without the inner strength of those who built them. Best if you can see the black background. Thanks for your support and kindness. Have a good evening! Tanjore Brihadiswara


Great Living Chola Temples, India. Inscription in 1987. Extension in 2004. Criteria: (ii)(iii)

Airavateeswara Temple: The best of the Great Living Chola Temples - BE ON THE ROAD | Travel Blog of an Indian Globetrotter

Brihideeshwara Temple at Gangaikondacholapuram - Living Chola Temples - A UNESCO World heritage site


Gate of Sri Brihadeeshwara temple, one of "Great Living Chola Temples", Tanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

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PHOTOS: Stunningly Beautiful Hindu Temples

Brihadiswara Temple (Gangaikonda Cholapuram) -- Great Living Chola Temples


The Great Living Chola Temples were built by kings of the Chola Empire, which stretched over all of south India and the neighbouring islands.

Kampahareswarar Chola temple at Tribhuvanam

Darasuram Shiva temple The Great Living Chola Temples are the group of 3 major Hindu Kovils located in south India and together designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The three major temples are the Brihadeeswarar Temple at Thanjavur also known as the Big Temple,Temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara Temple of Darasuram. Brihadeeswarar Temple display the greatest glory,Power and reflection of Raja Raja