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Kanchipuram, known as the ‘City of 1000 Temples’, is a famous temple city located in the north-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu. Well-known for its glorious culture, heritage and famous silk sarees, the city is bound by Vellore and Thiruvannamalai......Read more on Kanchipuram


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Kanchi Kamakshi temple, Kanchipuram
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One of the three prominent shakti temples, Read More »
"A very nice temple"Mar 14, 2016 "Very religious importance"Dec 21, 2015
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Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kanchipuram
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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... Read More »
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Ekambareswar Temple, Kanchipuram
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Sri Ekambareswar Temple is considered one of the most popular and largest temples in Kanchipuram. It is situated on a huge area and is dedicated to Lord Shiva, in the form of Prithvilingam. The temple comprises an intricately carved 1000-pillared hall, 5 spacious... Read More »
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Sri Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchipuram
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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... Read More »
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Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram
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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... Read More »
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