Saturday, November 26, 2005

Gangaikondacholapuram, near Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.

A few pics of the Shiva Temple at Gangaikondacholapuram, Tamil Nadu. Constructed by Rajendrachola, the son of Rajaraja Cholan who constructed the Brihadiswara Temple at Thanjavur.


sathya said...

Hi Balaji nice blog...
u r giving support to the dropping fame to the temples..

one more interesting info abt gangaikondacholapuram:

recently it was taken up by the UNESCO world heritage centre and they are giving aid to it.
did u visit this temple recently, it was painted and lot of tourists are coming nowadays..
by the way u r from??

good work..keep posting


R. Balaji said...

Welcome, Sathya.
Yes, I know it was recognised as a World Heritage Centre. The pics were taken about two years back.
-- I am a Chennai-ite.
Keep visiting.