Uppiliappan Temple, Thirunageswaram

#5 of 62 in Things to do in Thanjavur District
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Admire an impressive five-tiered gateway tower covered with elaborate colored carvings at Uppiliappan Temple, an important Hindu temple dedicated to Venkateswara, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. Constructed in Dravidian style of architecture in late 8th century, the temple features exquisite paintings of ten avatars of Vishnu and images of Lord Rama, Lord Garuda Azhwar and Hanuman. A holy tank inside the temple premises and its gardens provide calm and restful atmosphere to numerous visitors. Check out a mahout riding a decorated temple elephant through a pillared corridor out in the holy tank located on temple’s premises. Make Uppiliappan Temple a centerpiece of your Thirunageswaram vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Thirunageswaram trip itinerary maker website.
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  • Beautiful Good On the way to Rahu temple and Prathyangira Devi temple 20rs for quick Darshana 20rs when we went the Temple was no Rush  more »
  • This temple is located at Thirunageshwaram very close to the Rahu Temple. The main deity of this temple is Lord Vishnu and called by various names. He is considered to be the elder brother of Lord...  more »
  • Very peaceful place... Feel calm and pleasure here... The vibration makes us feel very happy... Everyone should watch this place... Must watch this place... Loved this place a lot....
  • Very clean temple and was well decorated at the time I had been there. There is a temple pond which is well maintained with proper barricades. The temple also had an elephant at the entrance which was mejastic. Overall, the place was neat, peaceful and devotional.
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