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Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Temple Located Inside City ., Very Easily Reachable ,I felt very good when I visited this temple... read more

Reviewed yesterday
prasadrr
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Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India
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City got its name because of the temple God. It's a huge temple but wasn't crowded as I visited in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
abhik_fe
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Temple Located Inside City ., Very Easily Reachable ,I felt very good when I visited this temple. It was a great experience worshipping here during sandhya kala witnessing Deepa aradane. If you visit kumbakonam, please don't miss this.

Thank prasadrr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

City got its name because of the temple God. It's a huge temple but wasn't crowded as I visited in the morning. Went up to sanctum in no time.

Thank abhik_fe
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Gopurams have excellent carvings and shows the artistic talent of the sculptors. The old monuments have to be preserved as it is. Had great darshan of Shiva and Amman.

Thank SRIDHAR N
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

It is an experience to go visit Adi Kumbeshwarar temple. Breath-taking view of the temple, massive structural wonder and its accessibility to different places like Tanjore, Thirukarugavur and many other places like Trichi and many great places like Navagraha temples. So loved the stay over...More

Thank Mallesh_san
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The legend says that Shiva cretaed the Linga and worshipped it. The vessel(kumbha) containing the nectar of bliss drifted during the Huge Flood towards the southern part of India and settled here. HE took the form of a hunter to break the vessel which led...More

Thank Mohan2013
Reviewed 24 May 2017

You cannot complete this temple darshan in 1 hour. such a big temple. Lot of visitors. What a temple. Salute to the king who built it.

1  Thank Kartik9779
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Mangalaambigai alangaram was top notch. It is a must visit if you go to Kumbakonam. The temple is also well maintained.

Thank Sathiyakailash S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Its a historical place to visit but no cleanliness maintained around the Temple.no cloak rooms provided by the Temple/Govt

Thank Udiyana Nanjund... R
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Kumbakonam is supposed to be the city of temples in Tamil Nadu - our taxi driver mentioned there are about 360 temples in and around that small town. So you do expect to see a number of temples. One of them of course is the...More

Thank tn_giridhar
Reviewed 20 March 2017

very nice temple , but can be kept more clean . It is said the kumbakonam town started from milk pot associated with temple history. The tank was empty when we visited, very near to sarangapani temple, if you chose to walk to sarangapani temple,...More

Thank Mys3
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abhik_fe
8 January 2017|
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Response from muthu1956 | Reviewed this property |
.I am from Kumbakonam. But, residing in Chandigarh.Two months back, I was there. It is better you stick to the main temples in Kumbakonam and a few in Tirunageswaram and Panasam. Two days are more than enough. Some of the... More
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