Trip to Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur

Brihadishvara Temple or Peruvudaiyar Kovil is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. Called as Dhakshina Meru of south was built by King Raja Raja Chola I between 1003 and 1010 AD …..The trip was awesome!


The Chola era architects and artisans innovated the expertise to scale up and build, particularly with heavy stone and to accomplish the 63.4 metres (208 ft) high towering vimana


Nandi mandapam..


216 ft Vimana! Architects must have been brainy those days..


Mini sculptures on the wall.

Mini Sculptures

That’s my son standing on a rock that was sculpted between 1003 and 1010 AD.



One thought on “Trip to Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s