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Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai

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Becoming little crowded but still a must visit

Becoming little crowded but still a must visit. It is an ancient murugan temple. The crowd has... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Hyderabad, India
Lord Muruga Temple..

This temple is special for Lord Muruga and it's amongst so many Eswaran and Navagraha temples... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Becoming little crowded but still a must visit. It is an ancient murugan temple. The crowd has increased big time and the little town has grown big. Lots of eateries have come up around the temple making it easy to visit.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This temple is special for Lord Muruga and it's amongst so many Eswaran and Navagraha temples around Kumbakonam. Next to this Muruga Temple is Someswharar Temple and visitors to Swaminatha Swami Temple (Murugan) may not miss the neighbouring Someshwarar (Easwaran or Lord Shiva) Temple.

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

One of the holy shrines of Lord Murugan (Kartikeya) in Southern Tamil Nadu; climbing the steps could be an issue for the elderly.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

When we set foot at this temple, I thought this was going to be an ordinary experience like many others at temples in Tamil Nadu - but this was specially different. Go in and experience the majesty of Lord Murugan yourself.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Must see Place of Good Muruga. Very Nice Temple. Once of the 6 Famous Place for Good Muruga. Need to Claim Stare Case.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Lord Muruga is in the Swamimalai hill top and Lord Siva and Parvathi in the ground level. Devotees first visit and pray Lord Muruga and then Lord Siva and Parvathi.Lord Muruga is known as Thaggappan swami since lord Siva accepted him as his Guru to...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

The hilltop abode of Lord Murugan is located along the dry Kaveri Bank. Even in the dried state the temple location looks awesome. Don't know how beautiful it must have been when Kaveri was flowing through the course. Visiting this temple is a 99.97% chance...More

Thank vimulnath
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Excellent and divine time. I get rejuvenated each time I visit this temple. Saturday (2nd June) was peaceful and had a darshan in a peaceful and salubrious manner

1  Thank iamvenkat
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Have to climb some steps and once you do there was a wonderful darshan Took Rs 50 special darshan tickets and was lucky that chandana abhishekam was being performed as i got in and was lucky and blessed to have witnessed such a sight Feel...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The place where Lord muruga preached the meaning of om the pranavamanthiram to Lord Shiva. Temple for Lord Shiva is at the foothills and Lord Murugan temple is atop a small hill and would be difficult for the elderly. A divine experience to worship Lord...More

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Response from ashlokan | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so. Kumbakonam is hardly 8 kms and has all categories of accomodation.