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God Shiva in water mode

Thiruvanaikkaval temple is the 8 the biggest temple in the world which was built 1800 years ago by King Cheng Hanna cholan. A must to visit attraction in Tamil nadu.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thiruvanaikkaval temple is the 8 the biggest temple in the world which was built 1800 years ago by King Cheng Hanna cholan. A must to visit attraction in Tamil nadu.

Thank sathya1970
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not exactly for the tourist, unless it is for religious purposes. It is a nationally important temple for Hindus and is a bit crowded and noisy unless you go during special times.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very old and large temple situated near Trichy. This is one of the Pancha Bhootha Sthalas representing water. The other 4 are Chidambaram representing space, Kanchipuram representing land, Thiruvanamali representing fire, Shri kalahasthi in Andhara representing wind. This temple is very large and the carvings on the walls are indeed a treat to the eyes. The main diety is... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique Shiva worshipped by Elephant and the elephant reincarnated as a Chola King building 60 Shiva temples later.. a very calm and comforting temple, on the way to Sri Rangam and often missed by Tourists..

Thank DrValliappan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Very nice temple with a huge campus. The Lord shiva linga here is called Jala Linga ...which is one of the Pancha Bootha Linga Representing Water. You will find water coming out from the shiva linga in this temple. the amma temple beside Lord shiva temple is also very good. Must Visit.

Thank anilskumar
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is for Hindus only temple .. sorry guys .. not sure why .,.. this is like not so far from Rengganathaswamy ... and this is the Shiva temple ...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very old temple but smaller compared to the others.The architecture is very pretty. The design is old and very attractive.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jambugeshwara Temple which was built by famous Chola king Ko Chenganan. The temple is Majestic but filled with peoples around villages who were sleeping inside/washing and drying clothes on the Sculptures makes the Visitors unable to Enjoy the architecture. The Shiva Lingam here is placed below the normal land level, making the Karbagraha always wet with the Water underground. And... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jambukeswara Temple located within 2 km of Famous temple in Trichy ( Ranganathswamy Temple) In the Temple inside one more important temple i.e. Akhiladesreswari temple. Try to visit in evening time where you can see the special ear rings which most famous historical in Indian tradition.

Thank k0tala
Klang, Malaysia
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A perfect temple to visit, it represents one of the five elements - WATER Please dress properly as its a holy place, dothi/vesti for men and saree/ salwar for ladies recommended

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