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Address: Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
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+91 90039 47425
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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US$75.00*
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Private Day Tour of Trichy and Tanjore from Madurai
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What an architecture . Really very impressive and the accurate measurements and the structure is amazing. Worth to be in world wonder

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an architecture . Really very impressive and the accurate measurements and the structure is amazing. Worth to be in world wonder

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Brihadeeshwara temple is a very popular temple in thanjavur.lord shiva is present in this temple.A big ox is situated inside the temple which is very attractive

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brihadeeshwara temple is a unique shiva temple, it is one of the 1000 years old temples in India. Locally known as big temple. A must visit if you are travelling to Tanjavur. There is a Nandi statue carved out of a monolithic rock.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

All should be here atleast once in there life time to enjoy the great architecture. Great place for spiritual relaxation. Neatly maintained

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Thank Mohanathan V
Thanjavur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the most beautiful temple I've ever seen. The entire place in itself has an unparalleled charm which needs to be experienced. Truly a memorable visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pretty templed out but this one is well worth the visit. It was clean and well cared for and there was good information around the site.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in Chola style, this is a very large complex devoted to Lord Shiva. The monolithic Nandi (Bull) welcomes you to the complex. The temple has an outer and inner sanctum and both are adorned by huge pillars depicting various aspects of Shaivism. The architecture is very good and much of it is in tact and was not destroyed completely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

each and every one of the indian must visit this temple, you will be feeling divinity and wonder about the sculptures and art.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the temple befoe sunset. It was very beautiful and impressive. Its a must sèe.It took us about an hour.

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Thank Itzhak Z
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the temple last month, traveled from Chennai to Tanjore in Uzhavan express. Hence it is early morning, had a enchanting view with the lights. It opens at 6 AM itself, no bags are allowed inside the temple but there is a locker facility to keep the luggage. Every an hour or so, pooja performed to the big lingam,... More 

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