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Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam

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Address: Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, India
Phone Number: 04352463385
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a vishnu temple

this temple is 5km away from kumbakonam.this is dedicated to lord vishnu.the food served to god is prepared without salt and so this god is uppilla appan.this is one of the famous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
lakshmikandappan
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this temple is 5km away from kumbakonam.this is dedicated to lord vishnu.the food served to god is prepared without salt and so this god is uppilla appan.this is one of the famous ancient historic temple of kumbakonam.

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Chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the outer praharam the 108 divya desams have been drawn on the wall closer to the ceiling. Quite nice and colorful.. Makes u want to visit all of them..

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Thank AminaRai
Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We visited first time to this temple .There is special pooja for KAL GARUDA on every thursday. All the prashadams in this temple is without salt.

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Thank rasu2002
Bengaluru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Though it was heavily crowded, the darshan was worth it. When you visit this temple, also visit the near by Rahu temple (few meters away). Parking can be an issue.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Uppiliappan dharshan was excellent during our visit. There was less crowd and we were able to see the deity quickly. Temple has very old history and you can buy history book with in temple as well as outside. Typically it will take an hour to see the deity and temple structures. Please plan your travel based on festivals and crowd... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This temple is dedicated to the brother of Balaji (a form of Vishnu). The temple is situated about 10 kms from Kumbakonam. It is very well maintained, and is definitely one of the finest temples around Kumbakonam.

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Thank SivSubr
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This ancient temple is in the heart of the city and if you are driving,ask for directions,don't depend entirely on google.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The lord is really huge just like you see in tirupathi. We did darshan within 5-10 minutes.It was not crowded during our visit and we had visited on a rainy day. It was a blissful darshan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Lord Uppiliappan Perumal is the residing deity of this very popular temple in Kumbakonam. It is said that those unable to travel all the way to Tirupati can come in here for a darshan and experience the same bliss - albeit with a much lesser crowd and for a larger duration of time:-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The Lord Uppiliappan is believed to be the elder brother of Lord Balaji at Tirupathi. Hence, people unable to visit Tiruapthi can get the same benefit by visting Him. There is no salt in any Prasad cooked in this temple.

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