Kumbakonam came into limelight when the rulers of the Chola dynasty first made this town as their capital during the medieval era. But it was during the British colonial rule over India when the town gained its maximum prominence as cultural and religious learning hub. It was called as the “Cambridge of South India.”
Cambridge of South India or Kumbakonam is also known as the “Temple Town.” There is a number of 188 temples in this region. Often referred to as the “City of temples” for that very reason the municipality of Kumbakonam is mainly popular for its Kumbeshwar temple, the Ramaswamy temple and the Sarangapani temple. Refer to the Kumbakonam tourism guides for planning a Kumbakonam tour so that you are able to opt for the best Kumbakonam tourism packages available.
Located in Tamil Nadu, Kumbakonam Tours can be extremely enjoyable if you are looking to get away to a place that offers serenity. Kumbakonam thrives on its Betel Leaf Combination and strong coffee. However, these are not the only things that attract tourists to Travel to this destination. The town also boasts of a very vibrant and scenic landscape, which makes Kumbakonam Holiday Packages such a hit with tourists.
The scenic beauty of a Kumbakonam Tour is accentuated by the two rivers that surround the town. There are many temples for you to visit during your stay here, which makes Kumbakonam Travel Packages popular. During your Trip to Kumbakonam, you should check out the intricately carved panchaloha idols and the exquisite brass wares like lamps and silks, among others.
Many tourists plan their Kumbakonam Holidays during the Mahamaham festival. This unique festival takes place once in every 12 years during the entry of Sun and Jupiter into the constellation of Aquarius and Leo, respectively. Kumbakonam Vacation packages attract a lot of tourists during this time.