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Chakkarapani Temple

Nr. River Cauvery, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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A old vaishnavite temple

A very good temple to visit located in the heart of the temple town of Kumbakonam; the temple... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnandL20151013
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Chennai (Madras), India
One of the important shrines dedicated to Lord Vishnu

This temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is one of the divyadeshams and the Lord is in the form of... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
ranga411
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New Delhi, India
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Nr. River Cauvery, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good temple to visit located in the heart of the temple town of Kumbakonam; the temple requires one to climb up and down some steps - though not very large in number, but they are quite steep and is not comfortable for those...More

Thank AnandL20151013
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is one of the divyadeshams and the Lord is in the form of Chakrathazhvar.The temple is very big and there are many sannadhis of many God's. It is located close to Sarangapani temple and easily accessible.

1  Thank ranga411
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Superbly-crafted temple, and also a Vishnu temple with focus on Venkadachalapathi. Gorgeous architecture all around, with an ancient gopuram.

Thank Vignes C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This temple is located inside the city easily accessible but there is n o parking place for cars as such.

Thank Pradeep T
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Chakrapani temple is a nice temple tucked away in one corner of Kumbakonam. It is probably close to the cauvery river banks but not sure as there is no water in the cauvery these days. We visited this place as a part of our temple...More

Thank Pramod S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited many God Vishnu temples and everywhere Chakarathazhvar is kept as one sannadhi. First time I seeing there is a temple for Chakarathazhvar by himself which is great... The temple is small and perumal looks so clear with sharp feature. I

Thank pushjag
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This temple is one of the important Vaishnavite temples in Kumbakonam . All Alwars sang about the glory of this temple in their hymns. This temple was built by Nayak kings between 13th and 16th centuries. In 1620 Govinda Dikshitar, Diwan of Nayak kings, who...More

1  Thank somaseshug
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Nice temple , smaller but God inside temple is good , Krishna temple , really nice temple , small and simple but pleasant place :-)

Thank praveenavrur
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A very powerful temple situated near the main market area, it is dedicated to Lord Chakrathaalvar, a form of Lord Vishnu. it is believed that circumambulating this temple 12 times a day for 48 days can fulfill any wish. This temple has two entrances that...More

1  Thank RachanaR18
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

If you are visiting Kumbakonam, a holy dip in the river Cauvery and a visit to the Chakrapani temple on its bank is a must-do activity.

Thank Aaqarsh
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