Brihadeeswarar Temple Thanjavur

Brihadeeswarar Temple History, Location, Timings, Pooja Timings, Festivals, Nearby Attractions, How to Reach, Online Booking.

Brihadeeswarar Temple History

Brihadisvara Temple situated in Cholapuram is one of the famous temples of Lord Shiva. The temple has an interesting Dravidian architecture. The temple looks spectacular with massive decoration and flooded with devotees during festivals. This temple was established during the 11th century which was built by the Rajendra Chola of the Chola dynasty. The temple has a beautiful atmosphere and well-maintained premises. The temple has a pleasant and clean atmosphere.

The deity of the temple is offered daily poojas four times a  day. The temple looks magnificent as like the Big temple in Thanjavur during the festivals. Especially during Shivratri, Margazi and during the Aipassi Pornami. The temple has a beautiful architecture and pleasant atmosphere. Devotees flock to the temple to seek blessings from the Lord.

Brihadeeswarar Temple Timings

6:00 am to 12:30 pm
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Brihadeeswarar Temple Pooja Timings

KalaSandi 9:00 am
Uchi Kalam 12:00 pm
Sayaraitchai 6:00 pm
Artha Jaamam 8:00 pm

Brihadeeswarar Temple Festivals

  • Masi-Shivarathri
  • Aippasi-Pournami
  • Panguni-Thiruvizha
  • margazhi-Thiruvadhirai

Nearby Attractions

  • Ponneri the Great Lake
  • Historical Museum of Rajendra Chola
  • Veeranarayana Perumal Temple
  • Sri Paragathiswarar Temple

Nearby Restaurant:

  • Nandhi Chettinad Veg Restaurant
  • Krishna Bhavan
  • Sri Ariya Bhavan
  • Vasantha Bhavan
  • Sathars Restaurant

Brihadeeswarar Temple Location:

Sri Kumbeswarar Temple (Tirukudamookku)



Tamil Nadu

How to Reach Brihadeeswarar Temple?

By Air

The Nearest  Airport is Neyveli Airport  which is 64 km away

By Train

The nearest Railway Station is Kumbakonam Railway Station  which is  34 km away

By Road

The Kumbakonam Bus Stand is nearest and direct buses are available to the temple.

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