Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur

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The Peruvudaiyar Koyil, also known as Brihadeeswarar Temple and Rajarajeswaram,[1] at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and a brilliant example of the major heights achieved by Cholas in Tamil architecture. It is a tribute and a reflection of the power of its patron Raja Raja Chola I. It remains India's largest temple[2] and is one of the greatest glories of Indian architecture.[3] The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Great Living Chola Temples" -wikipedia

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pembo VIEWS? - NEVER… on May 1, 2013

An impressive photo and building - L187!

Liebe Grüße aus Kiel

Ovidiu Anca on May 19, 2013

Impressive building! LIKE. Greetings!

Anupam Mukherjee on July 29, 2013

Mesmerizing one!!

YS 26 & L 189

Greetings from India, Anupam

Nikos Greek on August 16, 2013

Nice photo Like!

Vinay Kumar on March 23, 2014

Beautiful temple and also very beautiful shot, nice capture.
Like, Greetings and best wishes..

Felix M. on September 24, 2014



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Photo taken in Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Uploaded on October 28, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by mohammad suhaib
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A580
    • Taken on 2012/09/24 12:25:47
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 19.26mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash