Photographer's Note

Gangaikonda Cholapuram was erected as the capital of the Cholas by Rajendra Chola I, the son and successor of Rajaraja Chola, the beginning of the 11th century C.E. It occupies an important place in the history of India. As the capital of the Cholas from about 1025 C.E. for about 250 years, the city controlled the affairs of entire south India, from the Tungabhadra in the north to Ceylon in the south.

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  • Copyright: kumar selvam (kumarselvam) (290)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 1996-02-00
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2008-04-10 1:10
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