Kumbakonam is famous for temples that are believed to have existed during the Sangam age. Kumbakonam was more popular as ‘Kudamukku’. Many legends are associated with the creation of Kumbakonam. Temples of Kumbakonam were built and developed under many rulers like
Kumbakonam, also spelt as Coombaconum or Combaconum in the records of British India, is a town and a special grade municipality in the Thanjavur district in the southeast Indian state of Tamil Nadu.