Temple at Chidambaram dedicated to Dancing “Shiva”
Brihadeswara temple baffling modern engineering
Ancient Monolithic Shore temples at Mahabalipuram
Private chauffeur driven Van/Car
Experience divinity and serenity both
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Private chauffeur driven Van/Car.
Overnight stay in budget hotles with all basic western amenities
monument entry fee are payable directly
Local guide can be arranged at an additonal reasonable price
What you can expect
This journey is dedicated to the Kingdom of Architectural Marvels. Spirituality is the key element here, that resulted in the thousands of Hindu temples formation in Tamil Nadu. Concurrently, all these temples are equally marvellous in Engineering.
Day 1, Chennai to Thanjavur enroute visiting Chidambaram Nataraj temple , We pick you up from your hotel in Chennai and drive towards Thanjavur, enroute we shall visit the town of Chidambaram which is known for the Thillai Nataraja Temple. Chidambaram Nataraja Temple was built during the 11th century and is one of the most celebrated Shaivite Temples in South India. Further drive towards Thanjavur.
Overnight stay at budget hotel with all basic western amenities
Day 2, Thanjavur to Chennai enroute visiting Mahabalipuram shore temples ,After breakfast visit Brihadishvara (or Brhadisvara) temple was constructed between c. 995 and 1025 CE using Chola war booty and tribute from Sri Lanka. The temple was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Reaching a height of 63 metres, it is the tallest temple building in India. The entire rectangular complex measures approximately 140 x 75 metres and is surrounded by a wall with regular interior niches. Inside the compound are various secondary shrines and a monumental double gateway entrance (gopuras) Now time to drive back to Chennai enroute visit the Shore Temples at Mahabalipuram beach, Arjuna’s Penance – biggest bas relief in the world and leisure walk to Five Rathas witness the craftsmen making statues in stones