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Koranganatha Temple



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.



Updated on 23rd December, 2014
District: Tiruchirapalli

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