Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Kumbakonam

Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • Felt good vibrations moment in sanctum sanatorium. Viewing old temples as such is very good. Overall very much holy experience without any doubt.  more »
  • Amazing temple of Kumasehwarar and a must visit when one visits Kumbakonam. Recommended time of 45minutes to an hour.  more »
  • Very nice temple. Big Lingam of Shiva . Stone carvings and statues are huge and built centuries ago.  more »

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