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Address: Pateeswaram Village, Kumbakonam, India

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Temple inside a temple

This is a Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva; the temple is situated inside the Patteswaram Durga Temple (a huge temple inside another huge one !!). Refer to my review on the the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva; the temple is situated inside the Patteswaram Durga Temple (a huge temple inside another huge one !!). Refer to my review on the the Patteswaram temple for the uniqueness.

Thank AnandL20151013
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

This temple is also known as Patteswaram temple .... Temple is famous for Goddess Durga ..... The tower is very high and walking the entire temple would be like completing 1-2 kms by foot ..... One could easily spent 2 hours in this temple and enjoy the silence .... One unique feature which my wife observed was that ...we would... More 

Thank karthikeyanp1981
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed November 24, 2016

Dhenupureeswarar Temple is located at Patteeswaram, about 10 kms from Kumbakonam. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This is also famous for its Durga Sannidhi . This temple is fairly big and well-maintained. There are Five Majestic Towers (Gopurams) around the temple.We visited this temple in September 2016 as a part of our temples visit in and around Kumbakonam.... More 

Thank KASIRAO5646
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

Was very keen to visit this place as our guide had told us about how Shiva's statute was formed. A good place to Worship Shiva and get his divine blessings

Thank sbalaji2016
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Reviewed April 17, 2016

This Shiva Temple situated at Patesswaram is very old and nice to see its Architechture. Right way to say is " Arulmigu Thiru Thenupureeswarar temple " This Temple is called " Paadal Pettra Stalam " - ie Referenced and Sung by Shivates The glory of the Lord of the temple is praised by Saint Thiru Gnana Sambandar in his Thevaram... More 

Thank tsdurai
Mumbai Indian
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Reviewed April 3, 2016

This Shiva temple is very old and very oh in architecture. There is a Durga temple, separate one in front of this temple. Both are must visit

Thank plpalani
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed February 28, 2016

Most people traveling to Patteswaram may miss this temple as the general opinion is that the place is famous for only the Lord Durga temple. Around 20 mns (10 kms) from Kumbakonam, this temple is a must visit. This temple is just adjacent to the Durga temple. Hisotry is that the calf of Kamadenu, the divine cow's calf Patti worshiped... More 

Thank RamGanesan
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed October 31, 2015

This temple is unique in its aspect that here the Nandi has moved away from its regular position of sitting in front of Lord Shiva. This was to give way to Tirugnana Sambandar, a devotee of the Lord.

Thank RachanaR18
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Reviewed September 14, 2015

Lovely temple with beautiful architecture.... must visit place ..... all the temple look alike in south..... but the your see architecture are different.

Thank TravellianMahesh
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed July 24, 2015

We went late one evening and after visiting Sri Durgai went to this adjacent temple. Huge prakaarams and we were lucky to see the night aarti for Lord Shiva, Devi and Lord Bhairava. Brilliant architecture .. one can spend hours together in the temple premises.

Thank Sriluck

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