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Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam

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Address: Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, India
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Humbling experience in front of the Lord. Very well co-ordinated and managed Temple especially where Archakas tell the devotees of the sthalapuranam which one should hear to. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The temple is similar to the Thirupathi Venkateshwara temple and the God is so majestic and we felt very pleasant in front of him. The temple is huge. The problems are: parking space and the narrow road in front of the temple. Need good maintenance inside the temple premises. The temple is above average, that is good but not very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Humbling experience in front of the Lord. Very well co-ordinated and managed Temple especially where Archakas tell the devotees of the sthalapuranam which one should hear to. A must visit after your finish with Thirunageswaram.

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Tirupur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

lord perumal, big statue, a must to visit who loves lord perumal. have to improve cleanliness. no one cares about it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This place is about 20 minutes from Kumbakonam closer to Thirunageswaram and Ayyavadi Pratyankara temple. We spent about 30 minutes here - bought the special entry ticket to have a smoother darshan.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Oppiliappan Temple at thirunageswaram is at a distance of 8 Kms from Kumbakonam and is easily accessible by bus. One of the 108 sacred temples of vaishnavas. The deity here is known to be the elder brother of Lord Balaji of Tirupati. A very relaxed place for a peaceful visit.

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Chennai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It isn't crowded. No one's in a hurry to get to the deity. And it's a good place to go to. We also found a little house nearby which served breakfast, homemade and hot.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Lord Uppiliappan Temple, is situated near Thirunageswaram village of Thanjavur district in Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Lord Uppiliappan Perumal (Lord Venkateswara or Vishnu). He is seen with his consort Bhudevi and her father sage Markandeya. It is close to Thirunageswaram, in the outskirts of Kumbakonam. It is in Dravidian style of architecture. The temple is ancient initiated... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

this temple is at about 7 Km from Mahamaham tank. the deity is the elder brother of Tirupathi Venkatachalapathy. the deity is about 8 feet tall and majestic. the prasadams [offerings to God] are free of salt but taste well. there are shries for Anjaneya and Rama in the temple

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is our family deity temple, so I visit once a year. And everytime I visit, I feel as though I am going to my grandfather's house - such is the joy and serenity that I experience. Here are some must dos at the temple to enrich your experience. - worship the ever smiling Ramar and Hanuman - gaze at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a temple of great significance... The temple Lake is believed to have medical properties. You can feed dates to the elephant there.. Feel the energy on the inner sanctum

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