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Visit Kumbeswarar Temple

One of the prominent Saivite temples of Tamil Nadu, Kumbeswarar temple is located in the heart of Kumbakonam at Big Bazaar Street. Covering an area of 2803.91 square metre, the temple has a height of 228.6 metre and a breadth of 76.8 metre.

One of the prominent Saivite temples of Tamil Nadu, Kumbeswarar temple is located in the heart of Kumbakonam at Big Bazaar Street. Covering an area of 2803.91 square metre, the temple has a height of 228.6 metre and a breadth of 76.8 metre.

Kumbeswarar Temple comprises three Praharas and three Gopurams in the eastern, northern and western directions. It is believed that Govinda Theeksithan, the Chieftain of Achutha Nayakar of Thanjavur, renovated this temple during 16th century. Other important parts of the temple are:

  • Mangala Theertham,
  • Marriage hall and
  • Small temples for Ganapathi, Muruga and Mangalambigai




 

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  • Attractions

    Temples
  • Altitude

    24 m
  • STD Code

    0435
  • Best Season

    October to March
  • State/Code

    /612001
  • LANGUAGES

    Tamil