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  Kailasanatha Temples
by NedHopkins

Begun in the 7th century, this complex includes a large temple and nearly 60 smaller temples dedicated to Shiva, his consort Parathi, and their sons Ganesh and Murugan.

Kanchipuram, one of Hinduism's seven holy cities (and the only one in South India) is divided into two main religious areas, one devoted to Shiva, the other to Vishnu.

Address: Putteri Street
Directions: In the east-northeast part of town.

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2005
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