Thanjavur/ Tanjore (Tamil Nadu, South India)

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Notes of this trip


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Thanjavur: street life

Thanjavur: street life

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Nandi


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Nandi

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Nandi

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), intermediary shrines

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), intermediary shrines


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), intermediary shrines

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), intermediary shrines

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Linga gallery

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Linga gallery


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Linga gallery

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), intermediary temple

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), intermediary temple


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), reliefs of hall

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), reliefs of hall

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), reliefs of hall

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), reliefs of hall


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), hall

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), hall plus intermediary plus gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), hall

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), statue of hall


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), relief of hall

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), sanskrit inscription

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), sanskrit inscription

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), side entrance


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), vimana of the main shrine

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), vimana

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), hall plus intermediary shrine plus gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), vimana


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), main shrine

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), main shrine

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), main shrine

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), main shrine plus hall plus intermediary shrine plus gates


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), frescoes

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), frescoes

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Linga gallery

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), Stairs to main vimana


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), statue inside vimana

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), side of vimana

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), gates

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), hall and main vimana

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),


Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD),

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), second gate

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), second gate

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000 AD), second gate


Thanjavur: Seven-storied observation tower of the Royal Palace (16##)

Thanjavur: Seven-storied observation tower of the Royal Palace (16##)

Thanjavur: Royal Palace

Thanjavur: Royal Palace


View from the top

View from the top

Observation Tower

Thanjavur: House on State Rd


Thanjavur: Restaurant near the bus station


Darasuram: Airavateshvara temple (11##)
(Courtesy Ralph Patel)

Darasuram: Airavateshvara temple (11##)
(Courtesy Ralph Patel)

Darasuram: Airavateshvara temple (11##)
(Courtesy Ralph Patel)

Darasuram: Airavateshvara temple (11##)
(Courtesy Ralph Patel)


River between Thanjavur and Chidambaram

Village

Rice fields

Pond


Pond

Village

Village

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(Copyright 2005 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions - Termini d'uso )
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