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Explore Srinivasa Ramanujan House And Kumbakonam Temples

By SITA World Tours
Price was undefined, price is now CA $378
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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

  • What's included

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • What's included

    Local English speaking guide

  • What's included

    02 bottles of mineral water per person

  • What's included

    Bottled water

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
  • Personal safety equipment

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers.

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sun cream and hats are highly recommended.

  • Not recommended for pregnant women and people with back problems.

  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems

  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers

  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • Returns to original departure point

  • Departure time: 9:30 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Srinivasa Ramanujan House, Sarangapani Sannidhi Street, Kumbakonam City is Kumbakonam. Thanjavur is Another City, Thanjavur India

You will be picked up from your hotel in Trichy in the morning and driven to Sarangapani Sannidhi Street in the town of Kumbakonam. The drive from Trichy to Kumbakonam takes around 2 hours.

Situated on this street is the house of Srinivasa Ramanujan, one of the greatest mathematical geniuses born in the 19th century. A deeply religious Hindu, Ramanujan credited his substantial mathematical capacities to divinity, and stated that the mathematical knowledge he displayed was revealed to him by his family goddess. “An equation for me has no meaning,” he once said, “unless it expresses a thought of God.” The family home has now been converted into a museum. Letters, certificates and descriptions of mathematical results are on display in the central room.



Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Sarangapani Temple, Nh-45c Near Uchipilliar Kovil, Kumbakonam India

After a tour of the house visit the nearby Sarangapani Temple. Built by the Nayak Kings in the 15th century, this is a majestic twelve storied temple that is 147 feet high. It was the tallest temple of South Asia before the Sri Rangam Temple was built in Trichy. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu. Also, visit the sacred Mahamaham water pond. It is believed that a dip in its water cleanses all your sins.



Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Uppiliappan Temple, Oppiliyappan Koil N Street, Thirunageswaram 6122014 India

Next drive to the outskirts of Kumbakonam to visit the 7th century Uppiliappan Temple that is also dedicated to God Vishnu. Both temples are built on the lines of the Chola style of architecture with a multi-tiered gateway tower.

After the visit stop at a local restaurant for lunch (own expense).



Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Airavatesvara Temple, Thanjavur Darasuram, Kumbakonam 612001 India

After lunch, take a short 15 minute drive to the nearby town of Darasuram. Located in the town is one of the Great Living Chola Temples, the Airavatesvara Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The temple was built in the 12th century A.D. by the Chola King, Rajaraja Chola II. The chariot shaped platform of the temple with its carved pillars and a statue of the Nandi bull is still in good shape.This temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva.

At the end of the tour you will be driven back to Trichy and dropped off at your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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  • Thanjavur Tamil Nadu

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  • Thanjavur, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu Traveler pickup is offered We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable. Airports Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tiruchy Airport Rd, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620007, India
  • Thanjavur Tamil Nadu
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