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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  • October 1, 2017
    One of the several temples in and around Kumbakonam, Upplliappan Temple is famous for the fact that any prasadam or offering to God is made without salt!  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    This temple has been a must visit for last 4 years now - very well planned and organised temple. It has an elephant which kids will love to interact/ see. The main template - inner sanctum and priest ...  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    Very good perumal temple. Perumal like thirupathi venkateshwar. Temple is very near to Kumbakonam. Must see the temple.  more »

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