DARASURAM TEMPLE

Take a 360° view virtual tour of Darasuram Temple, The temple is famed for its bronze sculptures, artwork on its walls, the Nandi, and the scale of its curvilinear tower. This temple is an exquisite testimony to the grand temple architecture of the Cholan Empire.

Darasuram Temple 360° Virtual Reality Tour has been Digitally photographed in a single-camera set-up for the virtual tour. In this presentation, you can go to 11 places inside the famous Airavateswara Temple

And the default mode for 2D if you are using a desktop/laptop, and for the best viewing experience and feel being inside the royal palace use the VR Headsets.

If you like our virtual reality tour, Please do share with your family & friends, and also to receive occasional emails about new virtual reality tours, please subscribe below. We promise not to fill your inbox! (and every email will contain an unsubscribe link)

Share on facebook
SHARE
Share on twitter
SHARE
Share on linkedin
SHARE

DARASURAM TEMPLE

The Airavatesvara Temple is in the town of Darasuram, near Kumbakonam completed in 1166 AD. It is one among a cluster of eighteen medieval-era large Hindu temples in the Kumbakonam area. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It also reverentially displays Vaishnavism and Shaktism traditions of Hinduism, along with the legends associated with sixty-three Nayanars – the Bhakti movement saints of Shaivism. Named after the White Elephant of Indra, this temple is an exquisite testimony to the grand temple architecture of the Cholan Empire.

It is the last of the three great Cholan temples built by successive generations of kings starting from Rajaraja I. Airavateswara temple was built by Rajaraja II around 1150 AD. One of the striking features of this temple is Rajagambhira Thirumandapam – Royal Courtyard, with intricately carved pillars, long steps made of granite stones, and elegant chariots drawn by horse – again hewn out of stone. You will see finer workmanship in this temple than in the earlier temples. Darasuram is literally a stone’s throw away from Kumbakonam.

darasuram-temple