Exquisite stone carvings and stairs producing musical sounds when struck make Airavatesvara Temple a true architectural wonder and a World Heritage Site. Built in the 12th century, this Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture is dedicated to Lord Shiva and packed with delicate carvings and mesmerizing ornaments. To appreciate the full splendor of the striking temple, consider taking a guided tour around the complex. Plan your visit to Airavatesvara Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kumbakonam travel route planner.
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Airavatesvara Temple is a Hindu temple at Darasuram near Kumbakonam , built by King Raja Chola in the 12th century is a UNESCO World heritage site. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva. Wonderful ston... more »
Airavatesvara temple, old temple related to some history , good to see the temple beautiful design , see and enjoy more »
Gorgeous temple! If you are an art and architecture enthusiast you will love it! Especially look out for the pillars depicting scenes out of Indian Epics.
What a Stone Art work, Mind Blowing, No words to say. I missed these in my past. Need to visit again and again. Best Architecture in the Word. It was famous for very very tiny stone work. Those time workers are really skilled person. I am very happy to see those art. Many Many historical events are present in that stone art, Like Mahabharatham, Ramayanam and etc. Again i will plan to visit after a year.
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