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There is a cluster of Navagraha Temples dating from the Chola dynasty near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu. Each temple is located in a different village, and is considered an abode of one of the Navagrahas. However, the majority of these temples are dedicated to Shiva. The Surya temple is the only one dedicated to the Graham. In fact, it is dedicated entirely to the worship of the Sun-God and the other navagrahas, the former being the object of worship as the principal deity and the latter as attendant deities. It was built around the 11th or 12th century C.E. The other temples were built earlier, ranging back to 7th-9th century.
Kumbakonam is known as the City of temples as there are around thousand of temples in and around Kumbakonam including more than 45 temples of 108 Divya desam Temples; More than 160 temples of 274 Shiva Temples; 3 Unesco World heritage sites; There are around 188 Hindu temples within the municipal limits of Kumbakonam. Apart from these, there several thousand temples around the town thereby giving the town the sobriquets “Temple Town” and “City of temples”.
The Mahamaham Tank holds every 12 years Mahamaham festival, Rajaraja Cholan samadhi, Srinivasa Ramanujan Museum, Cambridge school of souh India (Kumbakonam Govt. Arts College) and etc.
There are beautiful beaches like Poombuhar beach, Tranquebar (Tharangambadi) beach, Nagappattinam Beach, Velanganni Beach, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest at a very short distance from Kumbakonam.
Shopping The Geographical Indication (GI) Items like Nachiyarkoil lamps, Swamimalai Panjaloka Statues, Swamimalai Bronze Icons, Thanjavur Veenai, Narasingampettai Nadhaswaram, Thanjavur Doll, Thanjavur Art Plates, Thanjavur Paintings, Kumbakonam Degree Coffee, Thirubuvanam Silk Sarees and etc.