Wednesday, March 23, 2011

India 5 rupees 2010 - 1000 Years of Brihadeeswarar Temple

New circulating commemorative:

The Peruvudaiyar Kovil or Brihadeeswarar Temple, also known as Rajarajeswaram, at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is the world's first complete granite temple and a brilliant example of the major heights achieved by Cholas kingdom Vishwakarmas in temple architecture.

The temple:

LINK: Brihadeeswarar Temple in Wikipedia

(information by Pabitra Saha)

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