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Brihadeeshwara Temple

Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
+91 90039 47425
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Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001, India
+91 90039 47425
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Reviewed yesterday

Brihadeswara Temple is a chronicle in stone commomerating the reign of aKing who was a Great Warrior,a patron of Art . It is incredible that this massive and elaborately ornamented temple was completed in Six Years,Sculptured panels on outer walls and balustrades depict scenes from...More

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Reviewed yesterday

So I came here in the evening of Diwali and I have to say I was very impressed. It isn't everyday you get to travel to a temple while there are ceremonies going on. This place is massive and there are a couple reasons I...More

Thank Micheal Colette R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is must visit place. You get to enjoy the marvelous views of this architectural excellence. This place is beyond words and surprising to see they build it 1000 years ago.

Thank BijoyKT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

°Excellent Construction. °Large area to walk around. °Famous for 'Nadi Jyothisham' as well as tanjore dolls. °Ancient sculptural architecture. °Guides are available for explaining the details of temple.

Thank Sachin G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to visit this during Navaratri festival - both evening and day time. One wonders how the power of gravity alone is used to build the temple with heavy rocks! The temple during the evening time was very well decorated. There were also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have no words to describe this ancient beautiful,spectacular grandour built in the 1002CE.I was speechless and in awe.I spent a good 6 hours exploring and learning bout the structure.The main temple.The influence of each arch and times of ruling.Artifacts and the thirst to learn...More

Thank venuschandralina
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my recent memory this is the most spectacular building I have seen. Really beautiful tall old temple, with a rather different architectural style. Also, much more visitor friendly, at least on the days we were there. (And visitor is correct, because other than worshippers...More

Thank 13arvinds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One should visit Brihadeeshwara temple once in lifetime. In my life I have never seen this type of place. It’s really big & nice place to spend some time. It’s a part of our great Indian history.

1  Thank abhishekajaykumar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on a Monday morning.Not crowded We took the services of a guide. It is a reasonably well maintained temple. It was a hot day. There was no coir mattress on the outside floor, found it bit difficult to walk bare foot. I...More

Thank Singapore_Scott
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning monument built over 1000 years ago by the Cholas. Its gigantic, beautiful and intricate. Go early during the day to avoid the crowds. If you are interested in architecture or history take the services of a guide - its worth it.

Thank SagarVS
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mathews j
11 September 2017|
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Response from SURYA K | Reviewed this property |
Camera and mobiles are allowed inside the temple. Click room is available inside for laugauge and Chappell at nominal charge. Tanjavur museum is @ 1 km distance from temple. worth to watch. so after temple visit go there and... More
27 August 2017|
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Response from abhik_fe | Reviewed this property |
To be honest road condition is very good. Trichy to tanjore superb. You can reach by one and half hour. But inside city traffic is a concern in certain places not everywhere. Now it all depends on how you travel and what... More
Prashanth R
27 July 2017|
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Response from sridharml007 | Reviewed this property |
From the old bus stand is one km which is located in the heart of the city.from the new bus stand roughly 5kms away.new bus stand to old bus stand you can go by town bus which is frequently available that goes very close to... More