10 Popular Temples to Visit in Thanjavur

Brihadeeswarar Temple

This is one of the most famous temples in Thanjavur and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it features a large Shiva lingam and a beautiful Nandi statue.

Airavatesvara Temple

The Airavatesvara Temple is an amazing temple built in Chola era with beautiful architecture and is dedicated to Lord Shiv

Sarangapani Temple

The Sarangapani temple is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Lord Vishnu mentioned in the works of the Alvars.

Kapardeeswarar Temple

The Kapardeeswarar temple is a large temple complex built by Cholas dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the largest in the State.

Kothanda Ramar Temple

The temple is dedicated to Lord Ram and is believed to have been contructed about 500-1000 years ago. Kothandam translates to the bow of Lord Ram.

Mahamaham Tank

Mahamaham Tank is a large temple tank in Kumbakonam and the Mahamaham festival celebrated once in 12 years has close to 12 million visitors.

Nageswaran Temple

Nageswaran Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kumbakonam,Thanjavur and is believed to have been built in the 9th century by the Cholas

Sri Ramaswamy Temple

Sri Ramaswamy Temple is a prominent Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Lord Rama

Swaminatha Swamy Temple

Swaminatha Swamy Temple is one of the six abodes of Lord Murugan, the son of Lord Shiv and Devi Parvati and is located on a small hill

Thirumanancheri Temple

this temple is believed to be auspicious for marriages and is Dedicated to Lord Kalyana Sundareswarar and Goddess Kokilambal,