List of Solesvara temples

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Chola Empire
சோழர் குலம்
300s BCE–1279
 


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Chola's empire and influence at the height of its power (c. 1050)
Capital Early Cholas: Poompuhar, Urayur,
Medieval Cholas: Pazhaiyaarai, Thanjavur
Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Languages Tamil
Government Monarchy
History
 -  Established 300s BCE
 -  Disestablished 1279

The Solesvara temples were in honor of the Chola kings, who were believers in Shiva, the Hindu god.

Place Name Built By Built in honor of Year Built Misc
Aragalur Solesvara (Thayinum nalla chozhiswaram?)
Sengalipuram Nistulaambikaa in Tiruvarur District
Tippirajapuram Vikrama Soleswarar near Kumbakonam
Gangaikonda Cholapuram Gangaikonda-solesvara Rajendra Chola I
Kalipatti Solesvara Mallasamudram
Bhatkal Solesvara
Sangramanallur Solesvara (Kolumam), UdumalaipettaiIndia
Periyakottai Solesvara Palani birds
Narttamalai Solesvara Vijayalaya simple eshtyle
Thanjavur Brihadeeswarar Temple Rajaraja Chola I It was named as Rajarajesvara
Arrur Arinjisvara Rajaraja Chola I Arinjaya Chola near Melpadi, Vellore tomb shrine for grandfather
Tiruchirapalli Vijaya Choleswara Vijayalaya Chola
Begur Panchalingeswara (Panchalingas - Nageswara, Kaleswara, Naga- reswara, Karneswara and Choleswara.)
Aranthangi Rajendra Choleswara Rajendra Chola
Sholinghur Solesvara Natural lingam
Bhatkal Solesvara Khetapayya Narayana, Joshi Shankarnarayana
Kalandai Adityesvara Aditya I
Ponnamaravathi Rajendracholisvara Pudukkottai District
Tirappur Cholisvaram Udaiyar Pudukkottai District
Motupalle Chola Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka Cholachgudi old

Other Shiva temples built by Chola:

Similar to Solesvara, there are number of temples in praise of the Pandiya kings and they are called Pandisvara.