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Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
+91 97862 84110
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This is the main temple from which Kumbakonam got its name. The puranam goes that Siva, after the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India
A Nice Temple

Kumbakonam is a Pilgrim Hub,from where one can go to hundreds of Temples. It derives its name... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
+91 97862 84110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main temple from which Kumbakonam got its name. The puranam goes that Siva, after the Great Deluge of Destruction, floated as a Kumbha or Jug and put Himself up for worship. The temple is magnificent with marvellous sculptures and statuettes. The Saya-ratcha...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kumbakonam is a Pilgrim Hub,from where one can go to hundreds of Temples. It derives its name Kumbakonam from the Aadhi Kumbeswara Temple, where Lord Siva recreated the world after deluge.It is aHuge Temple dedicated to Lord Siva and located in the heart of Towm....More

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is very big and ancient Temple in Kumbakonam... Lord Shiva is known to be powerful in this Temple... must visit this Temple if some one visiting the Kumbakonam... one Note to the devotees... this temple is having the time restrictions... temple will...More

Thank Santhu7773
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This temple is having a good elephant dedicated to God. Beautiful temple to visit in the Kumbakonam. One can donate money for maintenance of temple's elephant

Thank Reetesh K
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful ancient temple of lord Shiva in the heart of kumbakonam town. The temple is huge and has a lot of shops that sell everything from steel and iron utensils to idols giving the temple a festive feel. The temple also has an elephant....More

Thank Pavan S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

famous temple in kumbakonam.festival celebration during navarathri.lord siva temple sculptures arts were awsome to see.

Thank ramprasadp2017
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Adi Kumbeswara temple is big and we glad to know the how Kumbakonam name derived. Near By amman temple also spectacular sculpture and design

Thank k0tala
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The tall and gigantic tower is visible from everywhere. Lord Adikumbheswarar and Amman deity are well placed and the whole place is maintained well. Clean and well decorated temple. Big entrance with many shopping street. Parking is available over the sides of this big temple...More

Thank Latheesh C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

this one is located bang in the downtown of kumbakonam .it's believed the city's name came from this temple. this also has a elephant so kids would be amused . nice big temple.

Thank Anu29
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is located near to Bus stand and City name derived from this temple. Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is Lord shiva Temple and is represented by Lingam. Temple is located in big area and must visit Temple in Kumbakonam.

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9 January 2017|
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Response from muthu1956 | Reviewed this property |
.I am from Kumbakonam. But, residing in Chandigarh.Two months back, I was there. It is better you stick to the main temples in Kumbakonam and a few in Tirunageswaram and Panasam. Two days are more than enough. Some of the... More