Temple: Sri Sarangapani Temple is made about two thousand
years before. The temple construction dates back to the Pallava
times and even earlier. The main shrine is in the form of a chariot,
was built by the later Cholas, in the 12th century. The temple
is rich with historical and mythological significance. Today Sri
Sarangapani Temple is considered as one of the mostly visited
spot of Pilgrimage in Tamil Nadu.
Sri Nageshwara Temple: Sri Nageshwara Temple is
the ultimate example of Chola construction and possibly the oldest
in Kumbhakonam. It is the abode of Lord Nataraja noted for the quality
sculpture. The Nataraja shrine here is also shaped in the figure
of a chariot. The shrine devoted to the Sun God has enormous sculptural
significance. It is a small temple having marvelous architecture,
which exceeds many other Chola temples.
Sri Chakrapani Temple: Sri Chakrapani Temple preserves
a legend, according to which the Sun God occupied in a rivalry with
the Chakra, which later carried by Lord Vishnu. The Lord is identified
as "Chakrapani" and the Goddess is "Vijayavalli
Thayar". The temple is frequently visited for its unique structure
and historical significance.
Sri Ramaswami Temple: The Ramaswami Temple is
built by Raghunatha, the Nayak of Thanjavur, who ruled from 1600
to 1635, a prime pilgrimage center, further renovated and restored
to a large extend. The Ramaswami Temple plays an essential role
in the Pilgrimage tour to Kumbhakonam and hence considered to be
an incredibly holy town as per Hindu religion.