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Gangaikondacholapuram Temple

The temple at Gangaikondacholapuram ('City of the Chola who Conquered the Ganges'), 35km north of Kumbakonam, is dedicated to Shiva. It was built by Rajendra I in the 11th century when he moved the Chola capital her…
Hindu Temple in Around Kumbakonam

Airavatesvara Temple

Only 3km west of Kumbakonam, this late-Chola Shiva temple was constructed by Raja Raja II (1146–73). The steps of the Rajagambhira Hall are carved with vivid elephants and horses pulling chariots. This pavilion's 10…