Two great Chola Temples of the 11th and 12th centuries have been added to the 11th century Brihadisvara temple of Thanjavur, inscribed in 1987. The Great Living Chola Temples were built by kings of the Chola Empire, which stretched over all of South India and the neighbouring islands.

Two great Chola Temples of the 11th and 12th centuries have been added to the 11th century Brihadisvara temple of Thanjavur, inscribed in 1987. The Great Living Chola Temples were built by kings of the Chola Empire, which stretched over all of South India and the neighbouring islands.

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

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)

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

Living Legacies: Film on Chola Temples of Thanjavur and Kumbhakonam

Living Legacies: Film on Chola Temples of Thanjavur and Kumbhakonam

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.

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"

Dravidian architecture, Great Living Chola Temples

Dravidian architecture, Great Living Chola Temples

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

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

The Great Living #Chola #Temples are temples built during the Chola rule in the #south of #India, #TamilNadu

The Great Living #Chola #Temples are temples built during the Chola rule in the #south of #India, #TamilNadu

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