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Airavateswarar Temple
Airavateswarar Temple dates back to Raja Raja II`s period. Front of the temple is decorated with stone animals.
 
 Airavateswarar Temple Airavateswarar Temple is smaller than the Periya Kovil and Gangai Konda Choleeswaram. It dates back to Raja Raja II's period (12th century AD). The Periya Nayaki Amman temple is a separate temple, its outer walls have disappeared with the passage of time, unlike the original Periya Kovil in Thanjavur. Built in stone. The front mandapam is in the form of a huge chariot drawn by horses. Paintings and sculpture panels flourish. The Vimana is 80 feet in height. In front of the temple there are stone panels, which produce sound or tones when struck.

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(Last Updated on : 09/12/2009)
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