Kanchipuram Travel
The Tamil Nadu Golden Triangle circuit includes Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, a visit to which are a must see to know the exquisiteness of India's ancient art and architecture.

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Kanchipuram Travel

Popularly known as Land of thousand Temples, Kanchipuram is famous Hindu pilgrimage and is one of the seven most sacred place in India. There are around 200 temples inhabiting the centuary old dieties. It is also famous as Religious capital of South India due to extend of spiritualism followed in the region.


Kanchipuram Travel derived its name from Ka(Brahma), anchi(worshipped), Puram (place). It is believed that Lord Brahma worshipped lord shiva here.

Kanchipuram is also famous for its handloom especially Silk. Tourists from all over the world throng in to buy the famous Kanchipuram Silk Sarees.

Tourist Attraction
» Kailashnathar Temple : This temple was built by Pallava king Rajasimha Pallava and was later completed by his son during the period from 685 A.D to 705 A.D. Mostly constructed in Limestone, the temple is famous for its unique architecture. The temple now is maintained by Department of Archeology, Government of India.

» Ekambareshwar Temple : Ekambareswara temple is one of the largest temple in Kanchipuram and is devoted to Lord Shiva.The temple is 11 stiry structure and is adorned by beautiful sculptures. The shiva linga here is differently shaped and depicts the earth form of the heavenly nature.

Kailashnathar Temple

» Kumara Kottam : Located in Kanchipuram, the temple is India's seven "Moksha Puris" or sacred cities where salvation may be obtained. The temple comprises of two prakarams and a complete pantheon of parivara devatas enshrined in their respective shrines. The Kartikai asterism each month attracts large crowds.

Kanchipuram is easily accessible from air, rail and road.
» By Air : The nearest airport is at Chennai 75 Km.

» By Rail : Trains to Kanchipuram is available from Chennai, Bangalore, Chengalpattu. Trains from Kanchipuram are available to all the major cities.

» By Road : The road network is well connected to all the major cities.

Other Cities of Tamil Nadu Golden Triangle
» Chennai
» Mahabalipuram
» Kanchipuram

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