Gangajateswarar-Vijayanathar Temple is situated at Govindaputtur near Kumbakonam
. The temple with two prakarams has the shrine for Amman in the outer prakaram. The inner prakaram is adorned with Pralayamkaatta Vinayakar
. Several inscriptions from the Chola
period are found in the temple. The Maha Mandapam is decorated with the paintings of
, Vinayakar, Subramaniyar
and the Tevara Moovar and Manikkavacakar. The main festival is the annual Brahmotsavam
celebrated in the month of Chittirai (mid April-mid May). Margazhi Tiruvadirai,
, Kartikai Deepam and Aadi Pooram are also celebrated in grand manner.