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Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam, Kumbakonam

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Religious Site
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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  • Here Lord says surrender to me I will save you. Splendid temple majestic deity Oppilla appan standing tall and blessing devotees.  more »
  • Nice and neat temple . If foot wear stand is regularized with token system and dedicated person to look after, it will good  more »
  • God Vishnu blesses the people at this place in the name of Oppiliappan. The temple is colourful after the recent renovation and repair. The night view of the temple is presented here.  more »