Thiruchirapalli Heritage Temples

Present day Kovil at Narthamalai
Present day Kovil at Narthamalai
Colorful Gopuram and pillars: Narthamalai Mariamman Kovil
Colorful Gopuram and pillars: Narthamalai Mariamman Kovil
Hill Temple: Malai Kovil in Narthamalai: Chola architechture
Hill Temple: Malai Kovil in Narthamalai: Chola architechture
Main Sannidi: Narthamalai Malai Kovil
Main Sannidi: Narthamalai Malai Kovil
Nathamalai Malai Kovil- Chola temple
Nathamalai Malai Kovil- Chola temple
Wall Frieze: Narthamallai Malai Kovil- Chola temple
Wall Frieze: Narthamallai Malai Kovil- Chola temple
Nature's art
Nature’s art
Citannavasal: Jain temple
Citannavasal: Jain temple
Kudavarai Kovil: Confluence of three achitechtural styles
Kudavarai Kovil: Confluence of three achitechtural styles
Chola Mandabam: Kudavarai Kovil
Chola Mandabam: Kudavarai Kovil
Rock etchings: Kudavarai Kovil, Pallava contribution
Rock etchings: Kudavarai Kovil, Pallava contribution
Nayak Gopuram: Kudavarai Kovil
Nayak Gopuram: Kudavarai Kovil
Thousand Pillar Hall: Kudavarai Kovil; Chola architecture
Thousand Pillar Hall: Kudavarai Kovil; Chola architecture
Notice how the supporting pillar accomodates the sculpture's head
Notice how the supporting pillar accomodates the sculpture’s head
Live sculpture
Live sculpture
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