Airavatesvara Temple

Why to visit?
•Finest example of Dravidian style architecture  from Chola Period.
•UNESCO World Heritage Site
•Lord Shiva was worshipped at this temple by Airavata, the white elephant of the king of the gods, Indra.
•Built in the 12th century by Rajraja Chola II.
•Water tank inside temple called Yamateertham.as King of Death (Yama) took a bath here.
 
 
Location:
•3 km from Kumbakonam in Thanjavur District (Darasuram Town )
 
Entrance Fees:
•FREE Entry
 
Timings:
•5 am – 7 pm (All days of the week)
 
Restaurants Nearby:
•Sri Mangalambiga Vilas
•Venkataramana
•Dosa Plaza Kumbakonam
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