Gangaikonda Cholapuram – The Capital of the Chola Kingdom

Gangaikonda Cholapuram was constructed as the capital of the Chola Kingdom by King Rajendra Chola I, the son and successor to Great Chola King Rajaraja Chola, who conquered a huge territory in South India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Sumatra, Kadaram (in Malaysia), Cambodia and others, towards the start of the eleventh century A.D. Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple…

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