Tourist Places near Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) – Konerirajapuram kumbakonam

Konerirajapuram

Konerirajapuram: 18 kms. This small Shiva temple is dedicated tc Uma Maheshwara and his consort Mangala Nayaki. Known in tht ancient days as Tiru Nallam, it has become famous for the colossa: Nataraja icon made out of bronze, which is stated to be the biggest in the world. It stands to a height of three metres. Built by the senior Queen Chambian Mahadevi during the reign of Uttama Chola, there are many life-size statues of the Chola kings of that time.

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