Brihadeeswara Temple

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Brihadeeswara Temple History

Brihadeeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as RajaRajeswara Temple Rajarajeswaram and Peruvudayar Temple. It is one of the largest temples in India and is an example of Dravidian architecture during the Chola period. Built by Raja Raja Chola I and completed in 1010 CE, the temple turned 1000 years old. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Great Living Chola Temples", with the other two being the Brihadeeswarar Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara temple.The temple stands amidst fortified walls that were probably added in the 16th century.

IThe vimanam is 198ft high and is one of the tallest in the world. The Kumbam weighs around 80 tons. There is a big statue of Nandi, carved out of a single rock measuring about 16ft long and 13ft high at the entrance. The entire temple structure is made out of granite, the nearest sources of which are about 60 km to the west of temple. The temple is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Tamil Nadu

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Facts About Temple
Coordinates 10°46′50″N 79°08′30″E
Other names RajaRajeshwara Temple
Proper name Peruvudaiyaar Temple
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thanjavur
Location Thanjavur
Primary deity Lord Shiva
Important festivals Maha Shivaratri
Architectural styles Dravidian Architecture
Date built 11th century AD
Creator Raja Raja Chola I
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