20 Attractions to Explore Near Kumbakonam Temples
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Shri Airavatesvara Temple
2.89km from Kumbakonam Temples
This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.
23.71km from Kumbakonam Temples
Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple
29.01km 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.
29.56km 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 Library
32.4km 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.
32.49km 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.
33.39km from Kumbakonam Temples
It is a peerless piece of architecture and represents the culture during Chola Dynasty in India. Moreover, it is a significant Hindu Temple built in ancient times.
Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary
36.93km from Kumbakonam Temples
This is a 4537 sq km protected area in the Ariyalur district. The sanctuary is in 25 km. This is home for so many migratory birds and it has a large irrigation tank.
44.35km from Kumbakonam Temples
One of the water reservoir from where water is supplied to the Chennai city. this was built in the tenth century during the time of great Cholas.
44.38km from Kumbakonam Temples
Sri Saneeswarar Temple, also known as Dharbaranyeswara Swamy Temple is one of the most popular Shani Temples in India and is located in Thirunallar near Karaikal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Dharbaranyeswara Temple houses a rare Marakata Linga. According to history, the great King Nala was relieved from the trouble of Lord Saneeswaran after worshipping the Lord consecrated in this temple. It is believed that by bathing in Nala theertham here will wash off all kinds of misfortunes and miseries cause
Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple
48.14km from Kumbakonam Temples
Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva in his manifestation as "Destroyer of Death" and his wife Parvati as Abhirami. It is located in Thirukkadaiyur (Thirukadavur), 21 km East of Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu in India. This temple is associated with the legend of Shiva saving his young devotee, Markendeya from death, and the tale of a saint, Abirami Pattar a devotee of the presiding goddess.
Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple
49.27km from Kumbakonam Temples
Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple is a Hindu Tamil temple dedicated to the goddess Punithavathi. It is located on Bharathiar Street, in the center of Karaikal, India. Ammaiyar or Goddess Punithavathi is one of the renowned goddess in Karaikal. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar.
Our Lady of Angel's Church
49.56km from Kumbakonam Temples
Our Lady of Angel's Church is the fourth oldest church in Puducherry, a Union territory in South India. The original structure was built in Greco Roman architecture by Napoleon III in 1855, with the architect being Louis Guerre. It is the only church that offers mass in three languages namely French, Tamil and English.
Fossil Park Museum
49.87km from Kumbakonam Temples
This is a National geological Heritage monument in India of petrified woods within Sathanur which was discovered in 1940 by the geologist M. S. Krishnan of the Geological Survey of India, who hailed from Tanjore.
Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple
50.08km from Kumbakonam Temples
Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Tiruvettakudi in Pondicherry, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Sundareshwarar. His consort is known as Shantha Nayaki.
Shri Parvatheeswarar Temple
50.81km from Kumbakonam Temples
This is a famous Hindu temple located in the Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu. This is the 50 th Shiva temple in the bank of Cauvery mentioned in the Thevaram hymns.
51.42km from Kumbakonam Temples
Karaikal Beach is one of the best natural beaches in the South Tamil Nadu. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Karikal located on the banks of Arasalar River. It is popular among the tourists as a place of entertainment and it is also the perfect place for those seeking leisure, tranquility, solitude and piousness.
51.81km from Kumbakonam Temples
Tharangambadi is a town in the Nagapattinam district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel Coast. It lies 15 kilometres north of Karaikal, near the mouth of a distributary of the Kaveri River. Tranquebar was established in 1620 as the first Danish trading post in India. King Christian IV had sent his envoy Ove Gjedde who established contact with Raghunatha Nayak of Tanjore.
52.29km from Kumbakonam Temples
It was the second-largest fort built by the Danish. Fort Dansborg overlooks the breathtaking blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. We an explore and study about the Danish style of architecture from here.
55.97km from Kumbakonam Temples
This is a natural and ancient beach located in Poompuhar. This beach and poompuhar city plays a significant role in the south Indian history.
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Kanmani Devi Nagar, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612001, India
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.