The traditionally rich city where the modern globalization has not yet much affected the culture of the people. People here are still in touch to the traditions their ancestors followed many thousands of years ago. Kumbakonam has more than 100 temples in and around the city range from 5th century to15th century B.C. The most prominent temples are built by the Great Cholas and Nayakas. All the attractions can be covered on Kumbakonam Tour Packages
The town occupies a unique position in the Hindu Myth and legend, because of the invaluable inscription, iconography and religious architecture. This is the place where Lord Shiva broke the pot of creation preserved by Brahma. Thus it has a very important place in Hindu mythology. Also it is the centre for the Navagraha tour packages and some Divya Deshams pilgrimage, During the time of british rule, it became the prominent centre of European education and Hindu culture; and thus was commonly referred to as the Cambridge of South India, it is the birthplace of the great mathematician Srinivas Ramanuja.