Aditya Chola constructed this temple during the 12th century. It stands as a great marvel of Chola architecture, building technology and astronomy. Nageswarar swamy is the main deity of the temple Nageswaran. The deity is Linga (form of God Shiva).

Nageswarar Temple Festivals

The main festival of the temple is the Theerthavari when Lord comes to Mahamaham tank happen once in 12 years. Other festivals of the temple are Purattasi Navarathri in August-September, Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January and Panguni Peru Vizha in March-April. 

Nageswarar Temple Address & Route Map

Address: Nageswaran North Street, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu

Parking Facilities:Parking area is by the big tank of the temple is enough to accommodate a lot of vehicles

Nearest Airport: Trichy International Airport  – 102 km

Nearest Railway station: Kumbakonam – 2 km

Nearest Bus station: Kumbakonam Central – 2 km

Nageswarar Temple Opening Hours

Morning Hours: 6:00 AM – 12:30 Noon

Evening Hours: 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Nageswarar Temple Pooja Timings

You can buy a ticket and perform pooja at specific times (Between 11:30 am morning and 15:30 in evening ).

Bus Route

The bus stop is very near to the Temple and there are lot of buses available for this temple get down at  Diamond Hall Theatre / Aasika Jewellery just 3 mins walks to reach the temple.