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Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam

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Address: Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, India
Phone Number: 04352463385
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Amazing temple, peaceful and divine. Definitely worth a visit in Kumbakonam.Lord uppiliappan is amazing. Maam Ekam Saranam Vraja !!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing temple, peaceful and divine. Definitely worth a visit in Kumbakonam.Lord uppiliappan is amazing. Maam Ekam Saranam Vraja !!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Idol of the main diety is magnanimous and beautiful. Some consider this temple to be more sacred than Tirupati. One gets lot of time to view the god unlike Tirupati and it was extremely humbling to see the idol, the first thought that came to me was "Kalyanadbhuta gaatraya......". I was told not to miss the pongle prasada which is... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I researched the important temples before hand and made a map to visit these, it was a wonderful experience, keep you pondering about how scientifically advanced they could be to build something like this 1000 years ago.

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never offer Salt as prasad to the lord. Elephant & temple pond provide calm feeling for the visitors. Lot of min bus ply from main bus stand to the spot.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People who could not visit thirupathi can go to Uppiliappan. The deity is similar to venkatachalapathy. Had a good darshan.

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mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This holy Shrine of Lord Venkateswara, who, as per the Hindu Mythology, is supposed to the elder brother of the Lord Balaji sitting in Thirupathi, in Andhra Pradesh. This place is around 6-7 km from Kumbakonam town. Those devotees who cannot afford to go to Thirupathi in Andhra, can visit this shrine and offer their prayers. We had the opportunity... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I attended the " Thirumanjanam" the holy bath of Lord Uppiliyappan. What a huge statue of God. This takes about 1to 1.30 hours .it was a wonderful experience to watch the whole proceeding. After that when the Lord was decorated it was a breath taking to have Darshan. They only allow 6 people per Abhisekam ticket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Once in a lifetime you have to visit Uppiliappan temple. Amazing experience for sure. Dont forget the prasada given there.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This temple is located seven kms from Kumbakonam and just one km from Thirunageswaram. The Lord is called Uppiliappan or Thiruvinnagar Venkatachalapathy. This temple was built during 7th or 8th century A.D. by medieval Chola kings and later developed by Thanjavur Nayaks. This is the fourteenth Divya Pradesham among the 108 Vishnu Divya Desas. Vaishnavite Saints like Periazhwar, Thirumangai Azwar... More 

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Chennai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

those who cannot visitthirupati immdly, can visit and have darshan of uppiliapapan, a gigantic statute. excellent arrangements made by preists to do pujas in a quick manner to avoid croww and one can have good darshanduring thistime

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