Gangaikondacholapuram Temple, Thanjavur – Tamil Nadu

Photo credits : Binu Kumar

Photo credits: Binu Kumar

Gangaikondacholapuram temple is situated near the city of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, King Rajendra Chozlan built the temple 1020 -29 AD. The main Mandapa is two storied structure and dotted with pillars with exquisite carvings. There are many beautiful sculptures on the walls of the temple and its enclosures. A huge Nandhi (Shiva’s bull) made of brick and mortar presides in front of the main edifice.

Nandhi (Shiva's bull)

Nandhi (Shiva’s bull)

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