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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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  • Uppiliappan Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu, located near Thirunageswaram, which is around 8kms from Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu. This is one of the 108 Divyadesas of Lord Perumal and ha...  more »
  • All vaishnava temples are good as we were supposed to see 108 temples in our life time the list is on and we have started from Kumbhakonam 
  • the prasathas offer to lord vishnu are without salt. 15 minutes travel from the hotel they arrange travel facilities too.