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Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

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Address: Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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authentic tempel i never saw before in my life. So old, so full with symbols, truth hindu, etc. More, and more of this you see in south india

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

authentic tempel i never saw before in my life. So old, so full with symbols, truth hindu, etc. More, and more of this you see in south india

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GREAT TEMPLE TO VISIT AND TO KNOW THE STORY BEHIND ITS ORIGIn.......... Not just this temple, every temple in Kumbakonam is tempting to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have stayed here for 2 day only with my two kids and my father. The room is very spacious and neat also having king size spring bed. We took suite room 103, which has one spacious bedroom, small living, bath with tub hot water. Restaurant is available in the premise, with home food taste. Service is good too. It... More 

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Thank Srinivasan R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Main diety here is Lord Shiva and very near to city railway station a must visit temple in kumbakonam.there will no crowd we can have a pleasant darshan

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Adi Kumbeshwara temple in situated on Thanjavur main road of Kumbakonam town. It is just 2 kms away from bus stand spread n 4 acres. The main deity is Kumbeswarar is in shiva linga form and his consort is Mangalambhika devi one of the 51 Shakti peetas. The linga is in the shape of Kumba as the shiva linga is... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Important temples in and around kumbakonam are managed by state government. Pandits too commercial and indifferent.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

You might have heard of Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, Nasik, Haridwar and Ujjain - what you may or may not have heard of the Mahamaham Tank in Kumbakonam. It is believed that Lord Vishnu dropped a few drops of Amrit in the four places where Kumbh Mela is held. However the whole plot is believed to have come to rest... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a very famous temple at Kumbakonam. The temple is located on Thanjavur Main Road and it is easily accessible by any means of transport. You can have your vehicle parked adjacent to the compound if you have your own transport. The temple features Lord Shiva as Adi Kumbeswarar. It's a big temple with other deities. I wish this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Adi kumbeswara temple located at the heart of the city. The city Kumbakonam got its name from this temple. To know more about this you have to visit the temple. Since its located near the bus stand its more friendly for budget travellers. Temple doesn't have parking facility but have ample space around the temple where you can park at... More 

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The Adi Kumbeshwar temple is the reason this town is named Kumbakonam. The temple grounds is really huge and the approach entry to the inner Sanctum Santorum is long. It took ten minutes to get to the inner zone through a long hawker market. The temple is crowded usually and now was no different. We were happy to have visited... More 

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