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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 (lord vishnu) appeared in this world to marry Markandeya's daughter here ( Bhoomadevi) Temple observes six daily rituals and three yearly festivals. Temple goodf or conducting marriages an...  more »
  • This temple is located in Kumbakonam. This is one of 108 divya desam of Lord Vishnu. This temple is famous for Kal Garudar (Garuda Statue) which is said to gain more weight as it taken away from Lord ...  more »
  • Uppiliappan Temple is located at Thirunageswaram, at the outskirts of Kumbakonam.This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, who is worshiped as Uppiliappan and His Consort Goddess Lakshmi as Bhudevi. Th...  more »