Wednesday, September 14, 2016

India - Thanjavur, Sri Birhadeeswarar Temple

Sri Birhadeeswarar Temple
Tamilnadu, S. India

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Brihadeshwara Temple (locally known as Tanjai Periya Kovil) is a Hindu temple and one of the largest temples in India. Built by Raja Raja Chola I and completed in 1010 CE, the temple turned 1000 years old in 2010.  The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Great Living Chola Temples".

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