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Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

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Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Excellent depiction of construcion and carvings

The Gopurams have excellent carvings and shows the artistic talent of the sculptors. The old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sacred, Amazing & Massive temples

It is an experience to go visit Adi Kumbeshwarar temple. Breath-taking view of the temple, massive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

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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 30 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
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Big temple and main one in kumbakonam. Must visit when you are inside kumbakonam. Closer to other temples like sarangapani and chakrapani

Thank Sathish05
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This temple is right next to the mahamaham tank. It is again one of the old well maintained temples.

Thank swagan
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is it possible to visit all major temple in Kumbakonam in 2 full days?
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