Uppiliappan Temple, Thirunageswaram

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Admire an impressive five-tiered gateway tower covered with elaborate colored carvings at Uppiliappan Temple, 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 a centerpiece of your Thirunageswaram vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Thirunageswaram trip itinerary maker website.
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  • Beautiful Good On the way to Rahu temple and Prathyangira Devi temple 20rs for quick Darshana 20rs when we went the Temple was no Rush  more »
  • This temple is located at Thirunageshwaram very close to the Rahu Temple. The main deity of this temple is Lord Vishnu and called by various names. He is considered to be the elder brother of Lord...  more »
  • People use this an alternate temple for pilgrimage if they are unable to visit Tirupathi. Perumal was decked in Gold Kavacham. He is married to the daughter of Markandeyan.. Boo Devi is on the side...  more »
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  • Very peaceful place... Feel calm and pleasure here... The vibration makes us feel very happy... Everyone should watch this place... Must watch this place... Loved this place a lot....
  • Very clean temple and was well decorated at the time I had been there. There is a temple pond which is well maintained with proper barricades. The temple also had an elephant at the entrance which was mejastic. Overall, the place was neat, peaceful and devotional.
  • lovely temple once you visit there you will feel calm and more energetic this temple is really really good and the temple management is also good day clean temple very neatly all pic pilgrims should have visit once there
  • The lord is said to be the elder brother of Thirupathi Venkateswara. It is nearby Kumbakonam railway station and bus stand. Easily accessible through public transport. Lots of buses ply till the entrance of temple. You can taste really nice prasadams here in temple which will have no traces of salt. (Salt is skipped purposefully)
  • It's a great place the spiritual quality is higher gives you feel that you are in the place of God in the heaven

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