Your drive from Thanjavur to Kumbakonam takes about one hour. Kumbakonam has a population of about 145,000 with a strong Hindu majority but it also has a sizeable Muslim and Christian populations. It is known as a "temple town", which makes the visit interesting. You will spend a full day touring the city and its surroundings.
Mahamaham TankTemple of Gangaikonda CholapuramAiravatesvara Temple at DarasuramBronze Manufactures UnitSilk Weaving Center