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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Comments (10)

Mojzer László on October 28, 2012

Hi mohammad suhaib! Thank you very much. This picture is very good. Beautiful detail. Greetings: Laci LIKE

Petteri Kantokari on October 31, 2012

The details of this great temple are astonishing! Thanks for sharing your photos, Mohammad.

Haggs on November 1, 2012

Very beautiful Like

aticank Nikolay Kole… on November 4, 2012

Great! LIKE!

Regards from Bulgaria! Nikolay

Juan Emilio on November 30, 2012

Beautiful details of this stunning temple, good photo, like Juan Emilio

▓ ☻ galloelprimo ☻ ▓ on December 4, 2012

Bellisimos detalles!! like 5 + + favorite 1

Jürgen Weighardt on January 9, 2013

Wonderful detailed shot. ++++ Jürgen greets you from Wiesbaden, Germany.

Cri Photo on February 5, 2013

You have many beautiful images of your huge gallery that deserves more attention. Wonderful detali view. YSL. Greetings from Sweden Cri

REmiasz on March 21, 2013

Wonderful detail capture. like - Greetings Remek.

Christos Theodorou on March 21, 2013

Amazing details, very well captured! Kind regards from Athens

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

Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 28, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by mohammad suhaib
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A580
    • Taken on 2012/09/24 12:26:57
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 23.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash