Watch this video and know the wow facts of how this magnificent temple was built.
Monolithic Nandi(Bull) at Brihadeeswara Temple
Seven Wonders Of India: Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu is one of the most important world heritage sites. It is home to the most ambitious granite monument of the world.
- Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu - UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Built by Raja Raja Chola I in 1003 CE. Its Vimana (structure over Garbhagriha) is 217 ft in height. Dedicated to Bhagwan Shiva & called as Dhakshina Meru (Meru of South). It has Tamil & Sanskrit inscriptions written in Tamil & Grantha scripts. This temple is among Great Living Chola Temples.