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Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam

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Address: Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, India
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This temple is one of famous temple in Kumbakonam. Since the temple is in main area always heavy crowd on surrounding bit problem faced to park the car might be because of Utsava... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This temple is one of famous temple in Kumbakonam. Since the temple is in main area always heavy crowd on surrounding bit problem faced to park the car might be because of Utsava was going. Neatly maintained and easily got darshan of god.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Deity considered to be alternative to Tirupathi Balaji. Good visit as the temple has a lot of history attached and the deity is very large and beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Excellent temple with a Huge Statue of Perumal. We get a sense of deja vu inside the temple. A must visit temple in Kumbakonam

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

god known as uppiliappan due to food given to god is without salt and known as south thirupathi. well known in temple among people in TN

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This temple is well maintained.Tamilnadu's thirupathi.Actually if someone finds difficult in going and visiting thirupathi, they can come here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The deity of perumal was majestic, divine and powerful . The temple Gurukul are very patient and explained about the temple to every group of devotees. The temple was clean, but can be maintained even more clean

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This temple is located just 5 Kms from Kumbakonam. Great Huge and amazing temple. Lord Uppiliappan, the Deity, is the elder brother of Thirupathi Balaji. At this temple, Salt is not added to any of the Prasadams. Well and neatly maintained. We had the pleasure of arranging Thirmanjanam to the Lord on 2nd Feb 15. We had a very nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The moment you see Uppiliappan from the long distance, you forget everything and become very excited. The area around the temple could have been kept neat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is one of the famous shrines of Vaishnavites and one among the Divyadesams. Lord Vishnu here is worshipped as Sri Uppiliappan as the temple follows a very strange customs of not adding salt in any of the Prasad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

One of the very ancient temples, the deity is huge and is considered big brother of Sri Venkateswara Perumal, Tirupathi. The perumal idol is a pleasing sight to the eyes and the temple we can do Kalyana Utsavam which is very famous too

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