The Great Living Chola Temples comprise of three temples; the Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur, the Temple of Gangaikonda Cholapuram and the Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram. The patrons of Lord Shiva dedicated magnificent architectural splendors to their beloved God. The Chola style involves use of granite to create design consisting of deities, warriors, kings and dancers. The Dravidian structures reflect the property of the Chola Empire. The glories till live in the wonderful temples.