Kanchipuram Temples

The ancient city of Kanchipuram is one of the most sacred cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city of Kanchi is well known in Tamil Nadu. It was an ancient city which served as the capital of Pallava dynasty. Here are some interesting things to know about the city is in the name of “Kanchiyampathy” also known as “Kancheevaram”. This city is called to be “Thousand temple cities” sparingly used by people with a number of temples, also serves as an important Hindu pilgrimage site in Tamil Nadu. About 72 kms from Chennai to Kanchipuram, to reach the city is easier to visit the city.
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Sri Ekambaranathar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in the town of Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu. Ekambareswarar Temple is one of the famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in Kanchipuram in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Sannathi Street, Near Railway Station, Periya Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502. India.
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Kanchi Kailasanathar temple is the oldest structure in Kanchipuram. This temple was constructed using sandstones for most of the sculptures. All the walls around and inside the temple are filled with great sculptures.
  • Distance 3 Kms from Kanchipuram Central Bus Station, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India.
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Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple is also known as Devarajaswami Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The 100 ft high temple tower (gopuram) was built in 11th century AD and was renovated by the Vijyanagar Kings in the 16th century. This temple has a 100 pillar hall (mandapam) which is beautifully carved. There is a chain that is carved out of a single stone.
  • Distance 3 Kms from Kanchipuram Central Bus Station, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India.
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Kamakshi Amman Temple is the landmark of Kanchipuram. Sri Kamakshi is the mula devata of the Kamakoti pitha seated in the centre of the inner sanctorum of the shrine in Kanchipuram known as the Gayatri mantapam. This mandapa was built by the celestials with the four walls representing the four Vedas and the twenty-four pillars representing the twenty-four syllables of the sacred formula of gayatri.
  • Distance 1 Kms from Kanchipuram Central Bus Station,Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India.
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Kachabeswarar temple is one of the most important and big temples of Kanchipuram city. Kachabeswarar temple is a Shiva temple, and Lord Shiva, the main deity of this temple is called as Kachabeswarar. The goddess is called as Soundarambikai. The temple has big Raja gopuram (temple tower) and very big in area.
  • Distance (From Kanchipuram Central Bus Station): 1/2 Kms, Tamilnadu, India.