Kilakurichi

Bragtheeswara Temple Gateway

Posted Date: 29 Jan 2017     Posted by: Juana  
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Bragtheeswara Temple Gateway

The Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, also known as the Big Temple, is the largest Temple in India. It is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple was constructed under the reign of Raja Raja Chola, of the Chola Dynasty. The magnificent temple is famed for its size and architecture. It I flanked by the Cauvery River on one side and by an elaborately carved gateway, at the other. This image highlights the intricate and precise stone carvings that adorn the massive gate.