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The architecture of temples in India evolved over a period of more than 2,000 years and there is a great variety in this architecture. Indian temples are of different shapes and sizes – rectangular, octagonal, semicircular – with different types of domes and gates. Temples in southern India have a different style than those in northern India. Although the architecture of Hindu temples is varied. This is a good opportunity to capture best out of it. All the best.
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The magnificent Thanjavur Brihadeeswara temple is one of the biggest temples in South India, built by Chola emperor Raja Raja I (985-1013 AD). This is the chola dynasty's finest contribution to Dravidian art. The construction is unique : the pyramid-shaped vimanam (temple tower) rises from a square base and is topped by a huge monolithic cupola.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 2nd November, 2013 12:51 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Thursday, 17th February, 2005|
|Focal length:||10.6 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/3 sec|
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