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GANGAIKONDA CHOLEESWARAR TEMPLE - KOOZAMPANDAL

Isana Siva Pandita, the spiritual Guru of Rajendra Chola I (1012-1044), built this temple. This village was named as Gangaikonda cholapuram and the deity as Gangaikonda choleeswarar. This stone temple consists of three storeyed vimana, an ardha mandapa and a mukha mandapa. All the sculptures adorning the niches belong to the period of Rajendra I.


Gangaikondacholeeswarar

Location: 18 km from Kanchipuram enroute Vandavasi

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