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Kumbakonam Temples

Kanmani Devi Nagar, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612001, India

Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

About Kumbakonam Temples

Kumbhakonam is one of the ancient temple towns of Tamilnadu, flanked by the two rivers Cauvery and Arasalar. The grandeur of Tamil Nadu can be seen in the marvelous architectures and temples here. Many of the religious sites in Kumbakonam are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. There are around 188 sites in Kumbakonam.

Attractions near Kumbakonam Temples

Shri Airavatesvara Temple2.89km from Kumbakonam Temples

This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Elakurichi shrine23.71km from Kumbakonam Temples

Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple29.01km from Kumbakonam Temples

Sri Meganadha Swamy is a Hindu temple located at Thirumeeyachur in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Meganathaswami. His consort is known as Lalithambika. It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams – Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar. Lord Siva is Swayambumurthy in the temple.

Ponneri Lake29.56km from Kumbakonam Temples

Ponneri lake is a huge lake located in the district of Ariyalur. This is the main source of water in this area. Here we can see so many birds and animals wandering here.

Saraswathi Mahal Library32.4km from Kumbakonam Temples

Saraswathi Mahal Library or Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswathi Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur (Tanjore), Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest libraries in Asia, and has on display a rare collection of Palm leaf manuscripts and paper written in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, English and a few other languages indigenous to India.

Maratha Palace32.49km from Kumbakonam Temples

The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, is the official residence of the Bhonsle family who ruled over the Tanjore region from 1674 to 1855.

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Major rice producing district of Tamil Nadu Hence it is also named as Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. Because the strong fertile region lies in the Kaveri river delta.