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Kumbakonam celebrates many festivals attracting countless people around the country. Here you can quench your thirst for all kinds of antique designs, and metal things buy god and goddess idols, and handicrafts of metal items.

Antique Bronze/Brass Idols

Brass god and goddess idols showroom have a warm welcome, in Kumbakonam center and edges. There are also experts and suppliers located here, who sell all types of god idols. Panchaloha divine crafts and handicrafts metal works are carved differently; famous and antique bronze idols and other gifts shops are available.

Thirubuvanam Silks

Kumbakonam is popular for the Thirubuvanam Silk Sarees that are handwoven using pure silk and pure zari, and the special characteristic is that the same yarn is used for both the weft and warp, resulting in a high degree of uniformity in luster and thickness all over the sari. Visitors can have a wide range of collections for silk sarees.

Kumbakonam Degree Coffee

When tradition meets modernization, the finest moments unveil. You can now enjoy our traditional degree coffee, as you relax in our splendid Residency. The concentration of pure undiluted milk makes it different from others. The smooth, milky drink will give you a soothing sensation and stimulate your nerves, elevating the taste.

Art Plates

Art Plates are exclusively made artifacts. It is a circular plate making, as a gift item, consisting of metals such as silver, bronze, and copper embossed with figures of gods and goddesses at its center. The art plates are marketed within the country and also exported. They are marketed by the artisans themselves or in handicraft showrooms and through exporters.

Thanjavur Veena

The Veena is India’s national instrument, and one of our most ancient ones. Yet, the Thanjavur veena industry is hardly flourishing. With every generation, the number of craftspersons is dwindling. Each veena is made by several skilled craftsmen. What was once jackfruit wood is cut, carved, shaped, and assembled.

Clay Pottery Making

Clay Pottery is anything made from clay that's been fired, and baked at a high temperature in a kiln. Some are made on a wheel that turns while others are formed with hands or tools that shape the clay. The development of ceramic glaze made impermeable pottery possible, improving the popularity and practicality of pottery vessels.



Kumbakonam not only provides you a great spiritual experience but also gives you a chance to revel in their mesmerizing designs, still speaking stories of their glorious past.

Mahamaham Tank

Mahamaham Tank is a huge temple tank located in the heart of Kumbakonam town. It is considered to be the foremost and one of the largest temple tanks in Tamil Nadu. The Masimaham festival held in the tank and the once-in-12-year Mahamaham festival has close to 2 million visitors.

Airavateswarar Temple

The Airavateswarar temple is located 4.4 Kilometer from our Hotel. This temple is one among a cluster of eighteen medieval era large Hindu temples in Kumbakonam, dedicated to Shiva. The stone temple incorporates a chariot structure, and it is situated to the north of the temple.

Sarangapani Temple

Sarangapani is the largest Vishnu temple, just 1.5 kilometers from our Hotel and has the tallest temple tower in the town. It is enshrined within a huge wall and the complex enshrines. The rajagopuram (the main gateway) has eleven tiers and has a height of 173 ft (53 m).

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

The name of the town Kumbakonam is derived from the legend associated with Kumbeswarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, represented by the lingam. The temple complex covers an area of 30,181 sq ft. The tallest is the eastern tower, with 11 stories and a height of 128 feet.

Abhimukesvarar Temple

Abhimukeswarar Temple is just 1.1 Kilometer from S.E.T. Residency & Mahal. It is one of such twelve Shiva temples connected with the Mahamaham festival which happens once in 12 years. Lord Abimukeswarar and Goddess Amirthavalli are the main Gods of this temple.

Kasi Viswanadhar Temple

Kasi Viswanathar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the temple located near the banks of Mahamaham tank. The temple has a nava kanniyar aka nava kannigais in the form of deities worshiping Shiva and hence the temple is referred as 'Nava Kanniyar' temple.



Kumbakonam is the land where elaborate architecture and brilliant sculptures of its ancient churches leave all its tourists spellbound with their astounding beauty.

St. Mary’s Cathedral

St.Mary’s Cathedral is located just about a walking distance from the Bus Station. The church has always been involved in education, since the founding, and it runs and sponsors primary and higher secondary schools, convents, and also other training institutions for women.

C.S.I. St. Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church, is situated on the way to Darasuram, it’s a Protestant Church with architectural style and characteristics which reappear from one century to another and from one style to another, with pulpit, altar, and vestry, the fact that churches are full.

T.E.L.C Holy Cross Church

Holy Cross Church (Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church) was built by German Missionaries in 1929 with a Parsonage located nearby. It’s designed in Gothic style with large corridors and gardens. It remains today as part of the Epitome of architecture.



Islamic architecture comprises the architectural styles of buildings associated with Islam. It encompasses both secular and religious styles from the early history of Islam to the present day.

Hajiyar Masjid

Hajiyar Masjid is located near the Bus Station, with the most visible aspects of mosque architecture is the minaret, a tower adjacent or attached to a mosque, from which the call to prayer is announced. These Islamic architectural styles developed their own styles.

Al Mathina Masjid

Al Mathina Masjid is located in close proximity to the Railway Station, the simplest but elegant mosque built with a prayer room, wall marked with a “mihrab” – indicating the direction of Mecca, which Muslims face when praying. It also includes a minaret, a dome.

Masjid E Noor

The Masjid E Noor is located 1.5 kilometers from the Bus Station, with a roof-over, containing a miḥrāb and a minbar, with a minaret sometimes attached to it. Prayer hall is the qiblah wall, the visually emphasized area inside the prayer hall.


How to Reach

SET Residency & Mahal is located off the Kamarajar Road, at a walkable and convenient distance to Railway Station, which is 900 meter away from Central Bus Station and 1,000 meter away from Town Bus stand.

Bus Stand (3 Minutes Walk)

Central Bus Station, popularly known as Central Bus Stand or Moffusil Bus Stand is very nearest to our Hotel and is classified as "A" category Bus station. One can reach the Bus Station within a few minutes by walk.

Train Station (5 Minutes Walk)

Kumbakonam Railway Station is at a walkable distance from our Residency. One can easily reach the station by a short walk, and it is rated as the fifth-cleanest station in India and the cleanest station in Tamil Nadu.

Nearest Airport Trichy - TRZ(2 Hours Drive)

The nearest Airport to Kumbakonam is Tiruchirappalli International Airport (TRZ). The distance to Trichy Airport from Kumbakonam is 78 km. One can hire a cab to the town from this Airport and reach in around 2 hours.