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Where is the world's first granite temple located?

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Asked by Shikha Aggarwal, 30 Jan '10 10:11 pm
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The World's First Granite Temple is the Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The shikhara of the temple is made from a single 80-tonne piece of granite. This magnificent temple was built in just five years, (between 1004 AD and 1009 AD) during the reign of Rajaraja Chola.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 30 Jan '10 10:24 pm

 
  
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The Brihadeswara temple at Tanjavur in Tamil Nadu is the first temple in the world to be built with granite.
Answered by joyoti sen, 30 Jan '10 10:29 pm

 
  
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Bhrihadeswara temple at Tanjavur in Tamil Nadu.
Answered by jakir hussain, 30 Jan '10 10:13 pm

 
  
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