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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 part of your Kumbakonam vacation plans using our Kumbakonam tour planner.
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  • This is a lovely temple with good carvings. On a less crowded day it was awesome to go near the idol and worship at peace  more »
  • This temple houses lord oopiliappan along with the pon appan and yen appan. The temple thirumanjanam is divine but costs rs. 8k to organize. The regular ticket costs about rs. 10. All the prasadams do...  more »
  • Uppiliappan temple visit was a very nice. It is also called thirunageswaram. It is 15 mts drive from kumbakonam. It is huge idol and the lord is considered to be the elder brother of Lord venkateshwar...  more »