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Someshwar Temple

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Near Portamarai Tank, Kumbakonam, India
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very ordinary local temple

we visited the temple by 9-15hrs on sunday 4th june 2017 in the morning. the only priest even after... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
satish1962
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Chennai, India
Nice temple

We had visited this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva during our sightseeing in Kumbakonam. We found... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Kaushik G
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Mumbai
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good21%
  • Average37%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
25 Feb 2017
“Nice temple”
4 Sep 2016
“Good temple in Kumbakonam ”
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Near Portamarai Tank, Kumbakonam, India
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

we visited the temple by 9-15hrs on sunday 4th june 2017 in the morning. the only priest even after seeing us and a few others locked the temple and gone. We could have the darshan of main deity as the door was more than 50...More

Thank satish1962
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had visited this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva during our sightseeing in Kumbakonam. We found this temple complex much smaller than Adi Kumbeshwar temple complex. There was no priest available in the main sanctum when we arrived in the morning maybe because it was...More

Thank Kaushik G
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Not only one has a lot of ekantha to perform dhyana in this temple, it offers peaceful and divine experience. Enriched with exquisite artistry, vast space dotted with upalayas, Lord Shiva here gives His darshan as Lord Someshwara and Mata Parvathi as Soma Sundari Devi....More

Thank SrinivasPBS
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Someshwara temple in Kumbakonam is a Shiva temple that is visited much less compared to the other temples. The temple had no crowd on a Saturday evening compared to packed crowds in nearby temples. Good ancient temple with Shiva linga.

Thank Pramod S
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This temple is located right next to Adi Kumbeshwar temple and the main deity is Lord Shiva. The path leading to the entrance of the temple is very beautiful the temple is not crowded at all. The temple can be accessed from a road adajcent...More

Thank rpillai2015
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. He is also known as the poor Someswaran here. This temple is generally sparsely visited, but during the year of Maha Maham, it becomes crowded and special Pujas are performed.

Thank RachanaR18
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

It's relatively a small temple. Renovation was going on while I was here. Very peaceful and must visit

Thank Seegeedee
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This temple is also a very important temple of Kumbokonam and Its the abode of Lord Siva. This temple is also a south Indian architectural master piece.

Thank TravellianMahesh
Reviewed 26 March 2015

A huge temple! Spent about an hour to see all the deities and had very good visit. This temple faces east with a 5-tier Gopuram at the entrance. It also has an entrance in the south. Dravidian Architecture of the 13th century of the Chola...More

1  Thank Pelohan
Reviewed 18 November 2014

A medium sized Shiva temple right in the heart of the city very much adjacent to Sarangapani temple, the up liftment and maintenance is very much need of the hour, the government needs to look into the management for getting things done properly. If neglected...More

2  Thank Balakrishnan V
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