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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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 12:27:09
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 15.82mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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