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Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a must see for those who are Vaishnavites (Vishnu devotees). It is one of the 108 Divya Desam temples. The Thayar (goddess) and lord Perumal are in the same sanctum unlike in other temples, they are worshiped separately. It is very clean and well maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Temple dedicated to perumal, located 7 kms from kumbakonam and next to thirunageshwaram. There is no dish which is made with Salt, hence the name uppiliappan for God.There is a special darshan in case it is crowded, but you can see god peacefully and there is no pushing around. Very well maintained and managed temple

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

-Lord Uppiliyappan (Perumal ) is beautiful, big and gives peace when we look & admire (and pray- for those who pray) -Goddess and Markendaya are also inside the same sanctum. -This temple is about 6kms from Kumbakonam and other temples nearby in Thirunageswaram can also be visited while visiting Uppiliyappan Temple. -Prasadams (eatables) prepared and sold in this temple will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was my first trip to this temple and what an experience it was! We paid Rs.10 for the special entrance (no ticket was given, only Perumal knows to whose pocket this money goes), but apart from this the experience was mind-blowing. There is no 'jarugandi' business like you see in Tirumala. The main deity is awesome that you are... More 

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