Kasi Viswanathar Temple

Kasi Viswanathar Temple – Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu

The Kasi Viswanathar Temple is one of the most popular landmarks of the town of Tenkasi in Tamil Nadu. The temple tower, dedicated to Kasi Viswanathar, is quite majestic, measuring easily more than 180 ft in one gentle sweep and is visible all through the district. It is the tallest temple in Tamil Nadu, though next only to Srivilliputhur Andal temple and the Srirangam temple tower. Built in the 14th Century by Parakrama Pandian, in typical Pandian style, the temple has statues that are known for their beauty, symmetry, grace, expression, liveliness, intricate and subtle workmanship. It looks as if…