• Darasuram Temple
    Darasuram Temple

Darasuram

The treasure land of Architecture...

     This architectural small town is known for the Airavateswara temple constructed by the Rajaraja Chola in the 12th century AD. In 2004, the temple was recognized as an UNESCO World protected monument. This temple is one of the finest examples of the Dravidian Architecture and named after the mythical white elephant, Airavat, who is known for his devotion to Lord Shiva.
     The main mantapa is called Raja Gambeera as the elephant draws the chariot. The temple has some exquisite stone carvings. This town is located on the way to Thanjavur - Kumbakonam route. Each and every sculpture monitors the real life situations. This town is well known for weaving of silk saree.

Quick Glimpses:  Timings - 06:00 am to 12:30 pm and  04:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Camera Ticket - We can photograph the exterior of the temple except the sanctum sanctorum



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