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Thiruppalathurai Granary

Tirupalathurai Rice Granary (நெற்களஞ்சியம்)

Granary of Palaivananathar Swamy temple, at Papanasam  was constructed during the Nayak period by the Thanjavur Nayak King Ragunatha (CE 1600-1634). This 36 feet height granary is circular in shape at the bottom and conical at the top.
Tirupalathurai Oldest Rice Granary
Archaeology Department Protected Monument Papanasam
It has three openings one is at the lower end, second at the center and the third at the top. Approximately 3000 kalams of grain can be stored in this granary. This Granary in Palaivananathar Temple Thiruppalathurai is protected and maintained by Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamilnadu.
Granary in Palaivananathar Temple
Thirupalathurai Rice Granary
Protected Monument - Tirupalathurai Rice Granary has been declared as historically important ancient monument by Archaeology Department. The Granary is located just inside of Palaivananathar Temple Raja Gopuram.

Palaivananathar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Papanasam, Tamil Nadu, India. It is a Paadal Petra Sthalam and is considered to be the 19th in the series of Thevara Stalams in the Chola kingdom located south of the river Kaveri.
Tirupalathurai Sivan Kovil
நெற்களஞ்சியம்
Papanasam Rice Granary
How To Reach : Palaivananathar Shiva Temple is sitauted 2 Kms from Papanasam on the Thanjavur - Kumbakonam road, Papanasam is 15 kms away from Kumbakonam and 25 kms from Tanjore.
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