Illustration from the book:
Drawn with pen and pencil
By the Rev. W. Urwick
Published by Religious Tract Society, London - 1881
Brihad eswara Mahadeva Temple, built by Chola Raja Rajeswara at Thanjavur, The , Hindus, 'Vimana' (or temple tower) is 216 ft high
there is no greenery near the temple in present days..
Pride of Tamilnadu..very fascinating structure