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Airavatesvara Temple

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Thanjavur | Darasuram, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Great place!

Maintained by Archaeological Survey of India, the temple areas are so beautiful and clean. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kaushalya V
Well maintained

This is a heritage centre, maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. I wish all temples... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Thanjavur | Darasuram, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Maintained by Archaeological Survey of India, the temple areas are so beautiful and clean. It was such a peaceful place to be with no big crowds. Lawns are clean and you can seriously roll on it. The most mindblowing thing I had discovered is each...More

Thank Kaushalya V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a heritage centre, maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. I wish all temples were maintained so beautifully. Lovely lawns surround it, it has peace and quiet, and is steeped in history. I only wish I had more time to spend here to...More

Thank GitaBhukta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge place ...tons & tons of green pastures outside the temple perimeter. Inside, is a architectural marvel...must visit

1  Thank manish_nkr
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a beautiful Hindu temple located in a small town called Darasuram, near Kumbakonam in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. I had been to this place on 17th Jan 2017. Temple was clean, tidy and simple. There was absolutely no crowd and...More

Thank thakku2014
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The horse chariots and elephant stairways are excellent and there was only a few people there when I visited mid afternoon. There were a couple of "priest" hustling visitors to come into their chamber for ritual as an excuse for rupees.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

darasuram is a shiva temple where lord shiva is worshipped as airavatesvara and godess parvathi as periya nayaki . the temple is with out any rush

Thank drsatyanarayanad
Reviewed 21 March 2017

airavateswara temple darasuram is a hidden gem just 10 km from town of kumbakonam tamilnadu . one can see eight hundred years old temple architecture lord shiva is worshiped as airavateswara its a amazing and jaw dropping dravidian temple architecture

Thank drsatyanarayanad
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Don't miss this temple on your visit. Has beautiful sculptors. Calm and serene atmosphere. Views from the temple is really good.

Thank solomon_paulraj
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Just like raja raja cholan temple, his grandsons temple also is equally beautiful and nice architecture. Very serene environment and less crowded. Just near to this temple there is a village selling handwoven saree at a very reasonable price. Very beautiful sarees.

Thank Mys3
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Unlike Brihadeshwar temple at Thanjavur, this temple is quite less crowded. Visit in the rainy season can be fun because of greenery and rains.

Thank Nikhil_explorer
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Does this temple close during noon time, or is it open from 6am till 7pm without any break? Is it open in the Tuesdays?
3 July 2015|
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Response from NitinHM | Reviewed this property |
Temple morning time is 6 am to 12 PM.