Gangaikonda Cholesvarar Temple

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Gangaikonda Cholesvarar Temple is a Hindu temple in the Ariyalur District of Tamil Nadu, India. It was constructed by Rajendra Chola I to commemorate his victory over Mahipala of Bengal and forms a part of the Gangaikonda Cholapuram archaeological complex. The temple is dedicated to the god Shiva and is a copy of the Brihadeeswarar Temple at Thanjavur.

Gangai Konda Cholapuram Temple

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Coordinates: 11°12′23″N 79°26′54″E / 11.206306°N 79.448447°E / 11.206306; 79.448447