Koranganatha Temple is an ancient shrine located at Srinivasanallur
, in Tiruchirapalli District
of Tamil Nadu
. Situated on the banks of Cauvery River
, the temple was built by the king Parantaka I. The temple is an ideal example of the South Indian style of temple architecture.
Koranganatha Temple is a fine masterpiece of art and culture features some of the finest early Chola
stone sculptures and artifacts. The base of the temple wall boasts a row of sculpted mythical animals called ‘yazhi’ - it is a unique feature of Chola architecture. On one side of the temple wall there is a beautiful statue of Lord Dakshinamurthy
sculpted on it.
Koranganatha Temple is declared as a historic monument by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Tiruchirapalli Airport is the nearest airport.