"Kanchipuram-Temple&Silk city :)" Top 5 Page for this destination Kanchipuram by radz
Kanchipuram Travel Guide: 28 reviews and 182 photos
Kancheepuram is 70km from Chennai.Its formar capital of Pallava's late 6th century to 7th AD century..It has been centre for cultural activities like Tamil learning,
cultural and religious background for centuries.
Why you should visit here,if you interested in unique architectural beauty's,Kanchipuram has magnificent temples to see.Kanchipuram is one of the seven scared cities India!!
It was said once upon a time,it has morethan 1000 temples,but now too wherever you turn you can see temples..
The main big tempels you should not miss when you visit here are,
Kailasanather Temple,Vaikundaperumal temple,Ekambarareswarar temple.This temple has one of the Heritage place. Can see old Mango tree more than 3500 years old.
The town is famous for its exquisitely woven silk sarees.Town is home of traditional silk fabric weavers.
One of the inner wall of shrines at Kailasanather temple.
- Pros:magnificent temples!
- In a nutshell:Want to unique Dravidian temples its must see city :)
The pic you can see Varathraja perumal temple pond,its called "Atthigiri",it means Elephant Mountain. This tank... more travel advice
I must say this is bigggg temple really, the pic you can see 3 towers,all one one temple.inside 3 inner courtyard... more travel advice
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