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Suriyanar Koil, Kumbakonam

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See one of the few historic temples devoted to the Sun god, Suriyanar, and the only temple in Tamil Nadu with shrines for all the planetary deities at Suriyanar Koil. Observe the Dravidian architecture of the Vijayanagar period, all the way from the 11th century, as well as the masonry of a five-storey gopura tower and the granite wall enclosing all the shrines of the temple. Participate in the service with worship being held with pipe and percussion instruments, religious instructions read by priests, and prostration by devotees in front of the temple mast. Light a set of lamps to show reverence and obtain good luck. By using our Kumbakonam trip itinerary planning website, you can arrange your visit to Suriyanar Koil and other attractions in Kumbakonam.
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  • The Suryanar Temple is situated at the village of Suryanarkoil in the Thanjavur district. Located at the banks of river Cauvery is one of the specialities of the temple. This temple is 15 km to the... 
    The Suryanar Temple is situated at the village of Suryanarkoil in the Thanjavur district. Located at the banks of river Cauvery is one of the specialities of the temple. This temple is 15 km to the...  more »
  • One of the navagraha temple for Suryan (Sun). Approximately 15 Kms from Kumbakonam. Has parking facilities. Need to be careful with touts who may cheat you. 
    One of the navagraha temple for Suryan (Sun). Approximately 15 Kms from Kumbakonam. Has parking facilities. Need to be careful with touts who may cheat you.  more »
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