Elephant shows scale. The Peruvudaiyar Kovil, also known as Brihadeeswara Temple, RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajeswaram at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and an art of the work achieved by Cholas in Tamil architecture. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Great Living Chola Temples"

Elephant shows scale. The Peruvudaiyar Kovil, also known as Brihadeeswara Temple, RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajeswaram at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and an art of the work achieved by Cholas in Tamil architecture. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Great Living Chola Temples"

Lord Siva in his Nataraja avatar, in the Thiruvalangadu Temple (about 65 kms west of Chennai) and also one from the Chola temple in Gangaikondacholapuram. http://www.indiatemplesinfo.com/

There’s ample proof of a link between South Indian and Cambodian temples.

Airavatesvara Temple -- Great Living Chola TemplesOne of the three Great Living Chola Temples designated as a World Heritage Site in 2004, the Airavatesvara Temple is located in Darasuram, India.

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Airavatesvara Temple -- Great Living Chola TemplesOne of the three Great Living Chola Temples designated as a World Heritage Site in the Airavatesvara Temple is located in Darasuram, India.

India 15 Grandes templos vivientes cholas  Los grandes templos vivientes fueron construidos por los reyes del Imperio de Chola, que llegaron a dominar toda la parte meridional de la India y sus islas adyacentes El sitio comprende tres grandes santuarios cholas de los siglos XI y XII: el Templo de Brihadisvara en Thanjavur, el Templo de Brihadisvara en Gangaikondacholisvaram y el Templo de Airavatesvara en Darasuram. .

India 15 Grandes templos vivientes cholas Los grandes templos vivientes fueron construidos por los reyes del Imperio de Chola, que llegaron a dominar toda la parte meridional de la India y sus islas adyacentes El sitio comprende tres grandes santuarios cholas de los siglos XI y XII: el Templo de Brihadisvara en Thanjavur, el Templo de Brihadisvara en Gangaikondacholisvaram y el Templo de Airavatesvara en Darasuram. .

Brihadeswara temple in Tanjore is the world's first complete granite temple and a brilliant example of the major heights achieved by Cholas kingdom Vishwakarmas in temple architecture. It was built dedicated to Nandi- the Bull.   The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Great Living Chola Temples"

Krishna married a Pandyan Princess,Pandyah, Megasthanes says and had a daughter through her. Arjuna married a Pandya Princess and had a son Babruvahana, who was the only person who killed Arjun.

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Great living Chola Temples - Witness one of the most lavish indulgences of the Chola temple architectures at the Brihadishwara Temple.

Great living Chola Temples - Witness one of the most lavish indulgences of the Chola temple architectures at the Brihadishwara Temple.

#bigtemple#tanjavur#unesco#World#heritagesite#tamilnadu#incredibleindia. A prominent temple as well as must see destination of EnchantingTamilnaduindia1$=651=89 1=76#Travellers#travel4 less explore more now! from #culturaltourism#historyofcholaperiod#globe_travel#globetrotters#india #indiatravelgram#travelphotography#wanderers  #naturephotography#instanaturelover #natureaddicts #storiesofindia. #backpackersPeruvudaiyar Kovil which is also famous as Brihadeeswarar Temple Rajarajeswaram and…

#bigtemple#tanjavur#unesco#World#heritagesite#tamilnadu#incredibleindia. A prominent temple as well as must see destination of EnchantingTamilnaduindia1$=651=89 1=76#Travellers#travel4 less explore more now! from #culturaltourism#historyofcholaperiod#globe_travel#globetrotters#india #indiatravelgram#travelphotography#wanderers #naturephotography#instanaturelover #natureaddicts #storiesofindia. #backpackersPeruvudaiyar Kovil which is also famous as Brihadeeswarar Temple Rajarajeswaram and…

Bhoga Nandeeswara Temple, Nandi Hills  This temple dedicated to lord Shiva is one of the oldest temples of Karnataka, dates back to the early 9th century. Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple was constructed by the rulers of the Nolamba Dynasty and the Rashtrakuta Empire. The temple was later under the patronage of south Indian dynasties like Ganga Dynasty, Chola Dynasty, Hoysala Empire and the Vijayanagara Empire. #indianglobetrotting

Bhoga Nandeeswara Temple, Nandi Hills This temple dedicated to lord Shiva is one of the oldest temples of Karnataka, dates back to the early 9th century. Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple was constructed by the rulers of the Nolamba Dynasty and the Rashtrakuta Empire. The temple was later under the patronage of south Indian dynasties like Ganga Dynasty, Chola Dynasty, Hoysala Empire and the Vijayanagara Empire. #indianglobetrotting

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Lakshmi at the Brihadishwara Temple in Tanjore (Thanjavur), Tamil Nadu, India. Greatest of Great Living Chola Temples UNESCO World Heritage Site

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

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

The Peruvudaiyar Kovil, also known as Brihadeeswara Temple, RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajeswaram,[1] at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and an art of the work achieved by Cholas in Tamil architecture. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Great Living Chola Temples".

The Peruvudaiyar Kovil, also known as Brihadeeswara Temple, RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajeswaram,[1] at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and an art of the work achieved by Cholas in Tamil architecture. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Great Living Chola Temples".

Brihadeeswarar Temple (Periya Koyil) -- Great Living Chola Temples, Thanjavur, India

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The Great Living Chola Temples in Tamil Nadu include the Brihadisvara temple in Thanjavur,  Brihadisvara temple in Gangaikondacholisvaram and the Airavateswara temple in Darasuram. These are UNESCO World Heritage sites - indiamike.com  These Chola temples are fine examples of the spectacular Dravidian Race art and architecture and the glorious reign of the Chola Dynasty in South India, and have been classified as World Heritage monuments by UNESCO.

The Great Living Chola Temples in Tamil Nadu include the Brihadisvara temple in Thanjavur, Brihadisvara temple in Gangaikondacholisvaram and the Airavateswara temple in Darasuram. These are UNESCO World Heritage sites - indiamike.com These Chola temples are fine examples of the spectacular Dravidian Race art and architecture and the glorious reign of the Chola Dynasty in South India, and have been classified as World Heritage monuments by UNESCO.

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