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Kumbakonam

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A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Bounded by two rivers, the city exudes a lively atmosphere, its colorful traditional gopurams surrounded by medieval streets, densely knotted together and full of life. A trip to Kumbakonam wouldn't be complete without sampling celebrated its cuisine--particularly its coffee. Arrange all the small, but important details of your Kumbakonam trip itinerary using our India road trip planning tool.
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Popular things to do in Kumbakonam

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World heritage site
Airavatesvara Temple
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple
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Duration: 2 hours
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Sarangapani Temple
4.8
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Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai
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Historic Sites in Kumbakonam

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Religious Site
Patteeswaram Temple
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Suriyanar Koil
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Mahamaham tank
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Duration: 2 hours
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Kampaheswarar Temple
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Kumbakonam

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Architectural Building
Brihadeeswara Temple Thanjavur
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Monument
Gangaikonda Cholapuram Thanjavur
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Duration: 2 hours
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Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery Thanjavur
1.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Uppiliappan Temple Thirunageswaram
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Kumbakonam

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Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Nageshwara Temple
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Dhenupureeswarar Temple
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Architectural Building
Sri Vittal Rukmini Samsthan
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Kumbakonam

Religious Site
Kanjanur Temple
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Where to stay in Kumbakonam

As a tourist town and place of pilgrimage, Kumbakonam has a good range of accommodations to suit diverse tastes and budgets. Look right in the center, close to the main temples, for the greatest array of budget-friendly lodgings, with guesthouses and small hotels located right in the thick of it. Farther out, a few larger hotels make use of the additional space with extra amenities, including large dining halls, pools, and gardens.
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