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(Kanchipuram is also known as Kanchi / Conjevaram / The City of Thousand Temples; also spelled as Kancheepuram)

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Kanchi Kudhil
The Hindu religion is prominent throughout all of India. Many of the temples that can be seen there are in fact Hindu temples. The ancient culture as well as the cultural heritage of Hinduism is shown at Kanchi Kudhil. This is a small house that shows exactly how the Hindu religion is intertwined in... More

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Devarajaswami Temple
The Devarajaswami Temple was built by the Vijaynagar kings. It is dedicated to the Hindu god Lord Vishnu. There are elaborately carved pillars that can be seen throughout the temple. This particular temple has a marriage hall that was built in remembrance of the marriage between Lord Vishnu and Godd... More
Ekambaranatha Temple
The Ekambaranatha Temple is the largest temple in Kanchipuram. It covers an impressive 20 acres. This particular temple has been dedicated to Lord Shiva, and was built by the Pallavas and then in turn was altered by both the Cholas and the Rayas. One remarkable feature of this temple is the fact tha... More
Kachapeshwarar Temple
It is at the Kachapeshwarar Temple that the Lord Shiva can be seen being worshipped by Lord Vishnu in the form of Tortoise (Kachap). This image can be seen on sculptures and engravings that adorn this beautiful temple. It is unusual for a temple to be dedicated to one Hindu god, in this case Lord Sh... More
Kailasanathar Temple
The Kailasanathar Temple is one of the earliest and most remarkable temples that are found in the Kanchipuram area. It was built in the 7th century by the Pallava king Rajasimha. This particular temple is an excellent example of early Dravidian architecture. One notable feature that is unique to thi... More
Kamakshi Amman Temple
The Kamakshi Amman Temple is dedicated to the goddess Parvathi. It is believed to have been originally built by the Pallava kings before the 7th century, but was then later rebuilt by the Cholas during the 14th Century. This particular temple is located directly in the heart of Kanchipuram. It is kn... More
Kanchi Kamakshi Temple
The Kanchi Kamaski Temple is one of the triad of temples. The triad includes Kanchi Kamakshi, Madurai Meenakshi and Kasi Visalakshi. This temple in Kanchipuram is an extremely famous one and is an excellent example of saktis. It is known for its absolutely exquisite sculptures. The sculptures are al... More
Vaikunda Perumal Temple
The Vaikunda Perumal Temple was built by the Pallava king Nadivarman II during the 7th century. This is particular temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In fact, Lord Vishnu's image can be seen in standing, sitting and reclining forms on towering vimanas that can be seen throughout the temple. There a... More
Varadharaja Temple
The beautiful Varadaraja Temple was built during the 10th century by the Vijayanagar kings. There is a big outer wall that surrounds this fine temple. It also has an impressive one thousand pillared halls inside that are called the Kalyanamandapam. Each one of these pillars has a description of Lord... More
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a must watch place,and thankyou for your excellent service.
Posted by ratheesh 4 year, 14 days ago

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