Brihadeeswara Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Brihadeeswara Temple

Membalam Rd, Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613007, India

Hindu Temples

About Brihadeeswara Temple

It is a peerless piece of architecture and represents the culture during Chola Dynasty in India. Moreover, it is a significant Hindu Temple built in ancient times.



Attractions near Brihadeeswara Temple

Maratha Palace1.03km from Brihadeeswara Temple

The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, is the official residence of the Bhonsle family who ruled over the Tanjore region from 1674 to 1855.

Saraswathi Mahal Library1.12km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Saraswathi Mahal Library or Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswathi Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur (Tanjore), Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest libraries in Asia, and has on display a rare collection of Palm leaf manuscripts and paper written in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, English and a few other languages indigenous to India.

Elakurichi shrine19.19km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary24.19km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This is a 4537 sq km protected area in the Ariyalur district. The sanctuary is in 25 km. This is home for so many migratory birds and it has a large irrigation tank.

Shri Airavatesvara Temple30.68km from Brihadeeswara Temple

This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Kumbakonam Temples33.39km from Brihadeeswara Temple

Kumbhakonam is one of the ancient temple towns of Tamilnadu, flanked by the two rivers  Cauvery and Arasalar. The grandeur of Tamil Nadu can be seen in the marvelous architectures and temples here. Many of the religious sites in Kumbakonam are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. There are around 188 sites in Kumbakonam.

Where is Brihadeeswara Temple

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Major rice producing district of Tamil Nadu Hence it is also named as Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. Because the strong fertile region lies in the Kaveri river delta.