Brihadeeswara Temple

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The Peruvudaiyar Kovil, 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".


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zw22wz on December 26, 2012

Very beautiful shot! LIKE !

Happy New Year 2013 !


T 1 on January 7, 2013

Amazing Old Place


Andrei Matusov on January 20, 2013

Very interesting unusual picture!


poludziber on January 21, 2013

molto bella, like......ciao, Flavio

Carmen T. on January 22, 2013

Bonito detalle del templo, me gusta

Saludos cordiales, Carmen

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

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  • Uploaded on November 2, 2012
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    by mohammad suhaib
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A580
    • Taken on 2012/09/24 12:42:34
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash