Set in the banks of Cauvery, Kumbokonam holds an aura of divinity with the abundance of temples and mutts located there. If you are out on a journey to seek spiritual delight, Kumbhakonam offers exactly what you want. Known as the land of temples, Kumbhakonam houses around 188 temples. Most important ones among them are Sarangapani temple, Kumbeswara temple, Ramaswamy temple, The Thirupureswarar temple of Patteeswaram, and Oppliyappan Sannadhi. Kumbhakonam is situated at 40 km north east of Thanjavur. The town is 90 km east of Thiruchirapally and 315 km away from Chennai.