Tourist Places in Kanchipuram

Places to Visit in Kanchipuram

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Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Kanchipuram
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
The Rajiv Gandhi Memorial is situated in Sriperumpudhur. It is in remembrance of Rajiv Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India, who was assassinated at this place in 1991. Sriperumpudhur lies on the route between Chennai and Kanchipuram. This place is considered to be one of the most... Read More »
Kalpakkam, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Kalpakkam is mainly known for the Reactor Research Centre (RRC) that was established in 1971. The Department of Atomic Energy that belongs to the Indian Government has undertaken it. In 1985, the centre was renamed Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), after the then Prime... Read More »
Jain Temples, Kanchipuram
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  • Type: Temple
Two 9th century Jain temples are located at Tirupparuthikkundram and were mainly built for the Jain Tirthankaras. While one shrine remains inaccessible, the other shrine comprises a huge image of Mahavira and a number of frescoes. Timing: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm   Read More »
Madurantakam, Kanchipuram
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  • Type: Religious Place
Madurantakam is a town in the Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for the Aeri Katha Ramar Koil, a 1300 years old temple, which is on the Villupuram-Chengalpet Highway, at a distance of 90 km from Chennai. Located near the Agricultural Reservoir Bund, the temple is devoid of... Read More »
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Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Kanchipuram
Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
The Arignar Anna Zoological Park is situated in Vandalore, at a distance of five kilometres from Kanchipuram. The natural environment and moat type enclosures of the park enable the animals to move freely in the park. The park houses nocturnal animals, reptiles, aviary and pre-historical... Read More »
War Cemetery, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Monument
The circular shaped War Cemetery was built in memory of 855 Commonwealth soldiers, both men and women. This war cemetery is maintained by the Government of India in collaboration with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Timing: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm   Read More »
Chennai Trade Centre, Kanchipuram
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Chennai has been made a trade centre by the Tamil Nadu Trade promotion organisation, in order to facilitate and develop tourism. Besides tourists’ convenience, the Trade Centre serves as the place where Trade and Business Conventions, Exhibitions and Fairs are held.... Read More »
Uthiramerur, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Historic Place
The village of Uthiramerur is considered to be quite unique as it deals with constitution and election. The Constitution’s written, historic inscription can be found here. The written inscription deals with a variety of things such as qualifications required by candidates, election of the... Read More »
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Queens Land, Kanchipuram
Queens Land, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Theme Park
Queens Land is an amusement park located between Sriperumpudhur and Poonamalle. It offers the longest sky journey by cable cars, in the whole of India and the journey lasts for some 30 minutes. Besides this free fall tower, Queens Land offers Himalayan water ride, centrox, water slides and Alphen... Read More »
Vedantangal Bird Sanctuary, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Vedantangal Bird Sanctuary is considered one of the most popular and best water bird sanctuaries in India. Usually, the nests are located on the submerged trees’ branches. The best period to visit this sanctuary is during the months of October to March, when this sanctuary becomes the home... Read More »
Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Temple
Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple is dedicated to Kamakshi, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. Within the ‘Gayatri Mandapam,’ the sanctum is situated below the gold-plated vimana and is supported by 24 pillars that coordinate with the 24 words of the ‘Gayatri Mantra’. The... Read More »
Vedanthangal, Kanchipuram
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  • Type: Sanctuary
Vedanthangal is situated at a distance of 48 km from Kanchipuram. The area is known for its bird sanctuary and the observation point, which is situated near the lake bund. The observation point is 24 inch high and provides a clear view of the whole place. Read More »
Kanchi Kamakshi temple, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Temple
One of the three prominent shakti temples, Kanchi Kamakshi temple is known for the exotic sculptures and is a center of the shakti worship. The imposing Kamakshi statue is larger than life and is one of the attractions of the temple. The walls are carved with numerous legends in vivid colors that... Read More »
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Thennangur Panduranga Temple, Kanchipuram
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Ranked 14 of 29
Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Temple
Sri Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchipuram
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Ranked 15 of 29
Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Temple
Sri Kailasanathar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the main shrine is surrounded by some 58 smaller shrines. It is considered one of the simplest temples of Kanchipuram as it lacks any such ornamentation. The temple is constructed in red sandstone and its walls are adorned with... Read More »
Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, Kanchipuram
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Ranked 16 of 29
Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Religious Place
Kishkinta, Kanchipuram
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Ranked 17 of 29
Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Theme Park
Kishkinta is a theme park, situated near Tambaram, some 35 km away from Kanchipuram and the place is also known as ‘Chennai Contalam’. Water rides, Trooper, Twister, Bumper Cars and 30 cinema shows are some of the attractions of this place. Timing: 10:30 am to 6:30 pm... Read More »
Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Temple
The ancient Varadaraja Perumal temple attracts devotees around the year because of it being one of the 108 'divya desams'- the holy abodes of Lord Vishnu. to it being by the Cholas in 1053 [1] and . Though built in 1053, it underwent extensive expansion during the reigns of the great... Read More »
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Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Temple
Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple is situated atop the Elephant or Hastigiri Hill and is dedicated to Varadaraja Perumal or Lord Vishnu. The deity is enshrined within the temple tank and is carved out of atti wood. Once in every 40 years, the deity is brought out before the public for some... Read More »
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Sri Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram
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Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
  • Type: Temple
Sri Vaikunda Perumal Temple is a Vaishnava temple and is known for its inscriptions and sculptures. The inner walls of the temple are extensively decorated with lion-shaped pillars. The lion-shaped pillars are believed to be the forerunners of the 1000-pillared halls that are found in later... Read More »
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