The Brahadeeswarar Temple, called the big temple is dedicated Lord Shiva. It is an outstanding example of Chola architecture. UNESCO has declared it a World Heritage Monument. The 64.8 mts. tall tower over the sanctum is testimony to the engineering skill of the Chola. In keeping with the size of the temple, it has a gigantic “Mahalingam” in the shrine, measuring 4 mts. in height. Beautiful Choal fresco paintings adorn the inner walls of the temple. The Chola architects conceptualized the construction in such a way that the shadow of the cupola never falls on the ground.
Kallakurichi Temple is situated just 5 km on the east of Ariyalur. It is a small village but endowed with Varadaraja Perumal Temple which attracts thousand of devotes from all over the district during April-May. The deity in the sanctorum is called Lord Kaliaperumal and the Utsavamurthy is known as Varadaraja Perumal. Worship at this temple is very popular. With all their beautiful sculptures, the Mandapams in the temple give a perennial fest to the visitors. The 10 days festival of Sri Ramanavami is organized with all pomp and show. Transports to Kallakurichi by frequent bus service are available. Nearest railway station is Ariyalur just 7 km away.
Bhubaneswari Temple is located 55 km from Agartala. Udaipur, situated on the banks of the River Gomti, is a city of lakes and palaces; the remains of a dilapidated palace on the northern banks of the river are a reminder that his small town was once the seat of the Manikya dynasty rulers. Adjacent to the palace ruins lies the old Bhubaneswari Temple one of the oldest temples in the state, Bengal’s most famous luminary. The site is a great attraction for tourists from Bangladesh and West Bengal. Another interesting temple in the vicinity is the Jagannath Temple. One the hills facing the river are the Chabimura rock panels. Carved into the hillside are images of Shiva, Vishnu, Kartik, Mahisasur and other deities, said to belong to 15th – 16th century. Udaipur has string of popular lakes such as Jagannath Dighi, Mahadev Dighi, Dhani SagarAmar Sagar and Kalyan Sagar, apart from Lake Rudrasagar.
Map Of Bhubaneswari Temple, Tripura :
This Jain Temple is situated at Mount Abu in Rajasthan. These beautifully carved temples built between 11th and 13th century A.D. is sheer elegance in marble, dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras. The Vimal Vasahi temple is the oldest temple dedicated to the 1st Tirthankara. Built in 1031 A.D., it is a superb example of temple architecture. The central shrine has an image of Rishabhdev and large courtyard with 52 small shrines, each housing a beautiful statue of Tirthankaras with 48 elegantly carved pillars form the entrance to the courtyard. The Lun Vashi Temple, dedicated to the 22nd Tirthankara – Neminath, was built in 1231 A.D. With door casings, pillars, architraves, and sculptures on porticos, the temple is a fine specimen of craftsmanship. The temple is located at Mount Abu.
Map Of Dilwara Jain Temple, Rajasthan :
Dakshineswar is renowed for its famous Kali Temple. It is located at the extreme north of Kolkata.The name of this temple is associated with Shri Ramakrishna Paramhans Dev who had been an exponent of integration among different religions . The temple were started to built in the river side of Ganga in 1847 on a plot of 25acre of land and ended in 1855 by Rani Rashmoni of Janbazar.There are also twelve Shiva temples,one Lakshmi-Naryan temple,one Rani Rashmoni temple and one Thakur Ramakrishna temple..In this temple,Kali is standing on the chest of Lord Shiva and Shiva is lying on a silver lotus having 1000 petals. Devotees throughout the year frequent this temple.
Air: The nearest airport is at Kolkata, which is connected by various national and international airlines with other parts of India and the world.
Rail: Trains are ply from Sealdah to Dakshineswar.
Road: Buses,private cars are available from kolkata.
Its towering spire-like beauty dominates the Bhubaneshwar skyline. The 11th century temple is the culmination of architectural beauty and sculpted elegance. The temple goes of a Natamandir (hall of dance), the Bhog Mandap (hall of offering) and the Jagamohan (the porch) while its beautifully carved tower rises to a height of about 55 mts. Over 150 smaller shrines, dedicated to a host of other deities, crowd the temple enclosure.
Map Of Lingaraj Temple, Orissa: