Localities in KumbakonamKumbakonam is a small town located in the state of Tamil Nadu. Kumbakonam is famous as temple town as many famous temples are located in and around the town. It is located at an elevation of 24 metre from the sea level. People in the town are predominantly Tamil spoken, but a small proportion of the population also speaks Telugu, Kannada and Thanjavur Marathi languages. The religious culture and natural beauty of the town lure the tourists to visit the town again and again. Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Nageswarar Temple, Sarangapani Temple, Ramaswamy Temple are major tourist places, but there are more things in the town which attract the tourists. The town is famous for Mahamaham festival which is celebrated once in 12 years at Mahamahan Tank and millions of pilgrims visit during the festival.
There are more than fifty localities and sub-localities in the town, when you will visit the town you will definitely roam through these localities. Let us discuss about some of the famous localities in the town.
AgarathurAgarathur is a small village in Kumbakonam Taluk. It is located about 42km towards East from Thanjavur District. The temperature of this village remains humid, but gets cool during rainy season and best time to visit here is between October and March. The nearest postal head office is in Sholapuram. You can travel by buses or trains to Agarathur and the nearest railway station is Kumbakonam Railway Station which is about 6 km from the village. You can shop for all kind of goods in the market of Agarathur. Few colleges and schools are located in Agarathur.
Auto NagarAuto Nagar is another village and locality in Kumbakonam Taluk in Thanjavur District. It is located close to Kumbakonam Railway station, thus, travelling by trains to Auto Nagar from nearby cities is the best option. You can also travel by buses. Auto Nagar is surrounded by various taluk such as Valangaiman, Tiruvidaimarudur, Papanasam and T. Palur. While travelling through Auto Nagar you may find some restaurants, banks and petrol pumps on the way.
SrinivasapuramSrinivasapuram is a small hamlet in the town of Kumbakonam and located about 37 km east from the district of Thanjavur. The pin code of Srinivasapuram is 612402 and the nearest postal head office is in Tippirajapuram. Schools, colleges, banks, atms, petrol pumps,small markets are located in Srinivasapuram. Srinivasapuram is surrounded by Tiruvidaimarudur, Kodavasal, and Papanasam localities. It is located about 5 km away from Kumbakonam Railway Station and you can reach by buses and trains to Kumbakonam and then you can take auto-rickshaw from Kumbakona railway station to Srinivasapuram.
The town of Kumbakonam is not limited to the above mentioned localities; even there are some more localities where you can visit and find all the things and excursion. Some other famous localities in town are Kaliamman Koil Street, Muslim Street, Vellalar Street, Raghunathapuram, Mela Cauvery, Sarangpanipettai, Dharasuram and many more. The best option to visit the town is by trains as all the localities are close to the railway station but some localities also have bus stops thus, you can also travel by buses. So, now start your excursion to Kumbakonam.