Thanjavur to Thirukandiyur

A trip from Thanjavur to Thirukandiyur is one of the most popular trips from Thanjavur. Particularly, the hardcore devotees of the Hindu religion do not forget to visit this place as it is one of the most famous religious sites of south India. Thirukandiyur is easily accessible from Thnjavur and is hence visited by many tourists.

Thirukandiyur is often referred to as a temple town as it houses a number of temples. The temple is located at a small distance away from Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur.

The major attraction of Thirukandiyur is a temple meant for the worship of Harsha Vimochana or Kamalanathan and Brahma Sri Kandeswarar. The temple of Thirukandiyur is considered one of the 108 Divyadesams in the Vaishnavite tradition.

Other than religious reasons, the temple is also popular for its widely acclaimed architectural expertise. This temple is an excellent specimen of the age-old Dravidian school of architecture.

Hence, this place is visited by the tourists who take interest in the religious structures of the country as well as those who like to view the various works of architecture present in India.

Last Updated on 06 December 2011