Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam, Kumbakonam

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Admire an impressive five-tiered gateway tower covered with elaborate colored carvings at Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam, an important Hindu temple dedicated to Venkateswara, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. Constructed in Dravidian style of architecture in late 8th century, the temple features exquisite paintings of ten avatars of Vishnu and images of Lord Rama, Lord Garuda Azhwar and Hanuman. A holy tank inside the temple premises and its gardens provide calm and restful atmosphere to numerous visitors. Check out a mahout riding a decorated temple elephant through a pillared corridor out in the holy tank located on temple’s premises. Make Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam a centerpiece of your Kumbakonam vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kumbakonam trip itinerary maker website .
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  • When we went we were able to see the Thirumanjanam to main deity. Perumal is tall. There is a story that this Perumal is brother of Tirumala Perumal.  more »
  • Uppilippan temple it is situated in kumbakonam a very specific place for hindu religion temple built in chozaTimes It has a legendary structure and a great architecture it is one of the example for ch...  more »
  • Each temple has a rich history and a factual story like the temple of Uppaliappan as well. Amazing beauty. However, I want to encourage local authorities and people to keep it clean for better preserv...  more »

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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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