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Kumbakonam | 8 Km from Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, India
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Nice temple!!!

Thiruvalanchuli Ganesha temple is very famous ,oldest and must visit temple. It's situated in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
anithaaravamuthan
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Chennai (Madras), India
via mobile
Sweta vinayagar koil

Thiruvalanchuzhi is beautiful edifice to lord ganesha . The moola murthi is made of foam from waves... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
meghashyam
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Kumbakonam | 8 Km from Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thiruvalanchuli Ganesha temple is very famous ,oldest and must visit temple. It's situated in thanjavur.

Thank anithaaravamuthan
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Thiruvalanchuzhi is beautiful edifice to lord ganesha . The moola murthi is made of foam from waves of thiru parkadal . Lord is small but beautiful , swamimalai and thirumananjeri are nearby .

Thank meghashyam
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

On our way back from Swami Malai Temple, our Taxi driver Dinesh of Best Track Taxies, Kumbakonam insisted that we should stop at the Sweta Vinayaga Temple. We had never heard of this temple but decided to go in. The temple looks very ancient and...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This temple is not as well known as the rest of the temples in the area (and boy, are there a lot of temples in this area!), but it's most definitely worth a visit. The temple was built to honor Lord Shiva, the main deity...More

Thank Lakshana K
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Temple Dedicated to Lord Swetha Vinayagar or the White Ganesha. The Ganesha was worshipped by the Lords during the churning of the Milky Ocean by the Devas and Asuras for purpose of the Amrutha.. But instead of Amrutha, its Visha (Poison) that comes out and...More

Thank ss2787
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Thiruvalanchuzhi is just a kilometer away from Swamimalai. This temple is famous for the Vellai Pillayar.  This Vinayakar is also known as Norai Pillayar as He is made out of froth from the Ocean. The main deitiy here is Sadaimudinathar (or Kabardeeswarar) and his Consort...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We came across this temple on the way to Kumbakonam from Swamimalai. We didn't have any idea of this temple and just went in. This temple amazed us. Apart from the white Vinayagar,, the size of the temple and the temple architecture were astounding. This...More

Thank pretvibrant
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Recently, I have visited Thiruvalanchuzhi Swetha Vinayakar / Vellai Vinayakar temple along with my parents & Abi sister (Myladuthurai). The temple is situated 1 km away from Swamimalai Murugan temple, and is famous for Vellai Vinayagar. This Vinayakar is also called as 'Norai Pillayar', as...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

The temple is known for the Swetha vinayagar ...(Idol in white) .... But more than that ... its the size and the structure of the temple that amazed me .... It has three levels ... (praharams) ... First level you get to see the Vinayagar...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

The presiding diety is Kapardiswarar(Lord Shiva) and his consort Brihannayak(Goddess Parvati). Not much crowded, the temple is famous for the white colored small sized Ganapathy named Swetha Vinayagar. The idol is said to be created by Devas out of ocean foam. The temple is very...More

Thank pranavkavi
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