Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Kumbakonam

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Dating back to the 9th century, Adi Kumbeswarar Temple represents a mesmerizing example of the ancient Hindu architecture, while bearing a great historical, religious, and cultural significance. Visit and see the temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, and reflect on the grand sixteen pillars and towers, the tallest of which having eleven floors. Make sure you see the work of Tamil saint poets on site in the form of a book, which is treasured and respected. The temple a venue of twelve festivals during the year when all the locals gather and worship. Plan your visit to Adi Kumbeswarar Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kumbakonam journey tool .
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  • Kumbeswarar temple is the most important temple, among so many temples in and around the town of Kumbakonam with its tank, so famous for holy dip once every 12 years (Mahamaham) which comes around aga...  more »
  • Kumbeshwara temple at Kumbakonam is a sprawling campus, with several entrance towers (Gopurams), that adorn the entrance to the sanctum. This temple is believed to be one of the first temples establis...  more »
  • Magnificient architecture and dedicated to lord shiva . After visiting , one would get the history of Kumakonam city . Very powerful lord and it is centrally located  more »
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