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Kanchipuram Travel Guide: 28 reviews and 182 photos
One of the five holy cities of Hinduism -- and the only one outside the north -- Kanchipuram is home to some of the most exquisite Hindu temples in the entire land.
Partly that's because the country's successive Muslim invaders never controlled much of the south -- and the south was therefore spared the wanton destruction of Hindu temples and monuments that the Muslims perpetrated elsewhere.
These boys followed me around the Kailasanatha temple complex for more than an hour. Only in the last 15 minutes did... more travel advice
Begun in the 7th century, this complex includes a large temple and nearly 60 smaller temples dedicated to Shiva, his... more travel advice
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