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Brihadeeswarar Temple
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Name
Other names Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple
Geography
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Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Ariyalur
Location Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Culture
Primary deity Shiva
Important festivals Maha Shivaratri
Architecture
Architectural styles Dravidian Architecture
History and governance
Date built 11th century AD
Creator Rajendra Chola I

Brihadeshwara Temple (also called Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple and Gangaikondacholeeswaram) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Ariyalur district, in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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