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“TEMPLE VISIT” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple
Main Raod, Kumbakonam, India
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Ranked #6 of 21 things to do in Kumbakonam
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Chennai
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“TEMPLE VISIT”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

A very old temple and the town is named after the presiding deity. Worth a visit. A huge temple with good sculptures right in the center of the town. Best to go in the mornings.

Visited August 2013
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Mumbai
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“Big Temple in Mid of Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

When you have such a big temple in centre of town, it really tells you a lot about the city. Lord Shiva is the main deity in the temple. Temple always is filled with people. Quite a few shops near the temple main entrance, which makes that entrance a bit crowded, but other entrances are relatively crowd free.

Good Pillars and Carvings inside Temple. Must visit Temple.

Visited July 2013
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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“Serene!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Do not miss this temple if you're visiting Kumbakonam. This temple has the lord shiva's lingam in the form of a kumbh (pot) and hence the name.

Visited July 2013
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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“Great temple!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

It was empty n not crowded at 5 pm in the evening.the priest was happy to talk about the history and importance of the temple.The temple has a lot of book stores to look for info on Kumbakonam

Visited April 2013
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Bangalore
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“Must visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

It is a very huge and beautiful temple with many pillars and carvings. There is an array of shops along the temple entrance selling brass and other metal articles. A visit after 10:30 in the morning is suggested if you wish to see the shops.

Visited January 2013
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