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Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Huge temple famous for mahamaham

A beautiful ancient temple of lord Shiva in the heart of kumbakonam town. The temple is huge and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pavan S
via mobile
good place to visit

famous temple in kumbakonam.festival celebration during navarathri.lord siva temple sculptures arts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful ancient temple of lord Shiva in the heart of kumbakonam town. The temple is huge and has a lot of shops that sell everything from steel and iron utensils to idols giving the temple a festive feel. The temple also has an elephant....More

Thank Pavan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

famous temple in kumbakonam.festival celebration during navarathri.lord siva temple sculptures arts were awsome to see.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Adi Kumbeswara temple is big and we glad to know the how Kumbakonam name derived. Near By amman temple also spectacular sculpture and design

Thank k0tala
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The tall and gigantic tower is visible from everywhere. Lord Adikumbheswarar and Amman deity are well placed and the whole place is maintained well. Clean and well decorated temple. Big entrance with many shopping street. Parking is available over the sides of this big temple...More

Thank Latheesh C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

this one is located bang in the downtown of kumbakonam .it's believed the city's name came from this temple. this also has a elephant so kids would be amused . nice big temple.

Thank Anu29
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is located near to Bus stand and City name derived from this temple. Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is Lord shiva Temple and is represented by Lingam. Temple is located in big area and must visit Temple in Kumbakonam.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Tamil Nadu is very famous for temples. More so, places like Kumbakonam are very well known for various temples in the city. The temple is very big. Luckily, when I visited the Temple, there was not much of rush. I went inside and the architecture...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

this is a very large temple.the architecture of this temple is marvelous.i visited in the evening while pooja going on there with dedication.

Thank raja p
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Temple Located Inside City ., Very Easily Reachable ,I felt very good when I visited this temple. It was a great experience worshipping here during sandhya kala witnessing Deepa aradane. If you visit kumbakonam, please don't miss this.

Thank prasadrr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

City got its name because of the temple God. It's a huge temple but wasn't crowded as I visited in the morning. Went up to sanctum in no time.

Thank abhik_fe
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9 January 2017|
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Response from muthu1956 | Reviewed this property |
.I am from Kumbakonam. But, residing in Chandigarh.Two months back, I was there. It is better you stick to the main temples in Kumbakonam and a few in Tirunageswaram and Panasam. Two days are more than enough. Some of the... More