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Adi kumbeshwara temple:
It is architecture in 9th century CE by Cholas. It is the oldest and greatest temple of lord Shiva. This temple is represented by Shiva lingam. This temple is covered by 30,181 sq. ft. It has four towers named as Gopuram. Mahamaham festival is celebrate once in twelve year in this temple only. Aadi Pooram is celebrated in the month of July and August.
Aditya Chola architecture this temple in 9th century and this temple is designed during the month of April and May. This temple also devoted for Lord Shiva. This temple consists of three Gopuram and margazli Thiruvathirai festival is celebrated in this temple in the month of December and January. Panguni Peru vizha in the month of March and April.
Kashi vishwanath Temple:
It is the one of the popular temple of Lord Shiva. This temple is placed near the north bank of Mahamaham tank. The Navakanigas (spinsters) world living being will take bath in this rivers to get rid of all the sin they have made in their life. The Temple has the history of Sri Rama.
This temple is architectured in traditional style. It has three impressive walls and the temple has five temple tanks. In this temple the rituals has performed six times a day. Thai Pusam is the festival which is celebrate in the month of January in this temple
Located in the middle of the town. It is one of the largest temple in Tamil Nadu. Mahamaham is the festival which is celebrated once in year. This festival is equivalent to Kumba mella. The tank consist of 6.2 acres and it has 21 wells masi maham is celebrated in the month of February and March.
It is an ancient temple located in Kumbakonam and it is located in river kaveri. Lord Vishnu’s devotees from all over world will come here for worship. In this temple there is main gateway which is called Rajagopuram and this height is 173. It is the tallest temple in Kumbakonam.
It is located near Kumbakonam and it is built by Rajaraja chola in 12th centuary. This temple is the biggest temple in olden days. It is one of the temple built by Cholas and the shrine gives the vaishnavism of Hindu. The Hindu king repaired the temple after it is ruined.
It is Hindu Temple worshiped to lord Vishnu. The goddess of Lakshmi she is also known as Vedavalli. It is one of the two temple of Brahma temple. It is 40 km away from Kumbakonam and it is constructed in 14th century. This temple is rebuilt in 8th century by Adi Shankara.
It is located in Thirunallur and it is architectured in Dravidian style. The interior design are Lord Shiva and Parvathi. The daily rituals are performed six times a day. There are two lingam on avudaiyar. This temple is located near 10 km distance of Kumbakonam.