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Kanchipuram Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: The closest airport to Kanchipuram is the Chennai Airport, with domestic connections to all the major cities in India. Chennai is also well connected to the important cities of Tamil Nadu. Some international airlines also fly into Chennai.
By Rail: Kanchipuram can be reached via Chengalpattu Railway Station on the Chengalpattu - Arakkonam line
By Road: Most travellers and tourists prefer the road to Kanchipuram – its certainly more practical than the rail ride from Chennai. The distance is negligible (2 hrs) and the road is in good shape. Frequent bus connections also make it convenient to travel by road. Bus services are privately owned or operated by the government. Guided tours are available at travel/tour operators in Chennai.
What to do?

Temple tour, shopping for some of the finest silk in the country, Shop idols of gods and goddesses

What to see?

Ekambareswarar Temple, Kailashnatha temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, Vardhamana Perumal, Vaikuntha Perumal Temple

Best time to visit

October, November, December, January, February, March

Famous For

medieval temples, it’s a major weaving centre

Tips

Be careful with cameras because photography is not allowed at few places.

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Kanchipuram Reviews

Kanchipuram-tamilnadu-GOLDEN LIZARD temples
Apr 20, 2018 09:47 AMRead (via Android App)
I have been to kanchipuram in 2017 to visit famous temples in and around kanchipuram. We actually went to tirupathi and after darshan we have planned to go kanchi specially to visit Vardharaja swamy oerumal temple which us also famous for golden lizard.We had darshan at tirupathi and started...Read More

Kanchipuram Silk Saree
Mar 25, 2017 12:29 AMRead
If you want to buy Pure Kanchipuram silk Saree in Wholesale Price Reach @ https://www.madheswaransilkshop.com/ They are selling Tradition Kanchipuram SIlk Saree @ Reasonable price. there you can find huge collection of sarees and good customer support. too. if you want a proof check with Google ...Read More

Must visit city of 2500+ ancient temple
Jun 27, 2015 02:04 PMRead
City of temple. There are more than 2500 small and big temples available in the city. Best being kamakhi temple, ekambreswar temple, vaidiraj temple(Vishnu temple).Temple used to remain closed from 1 to 4 PM. Ekambraeswar temple is the one where goddess parvati did tapashya for lord shiva un...Read More

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Feb 24, 2012 11:00 AMRead
It was my long dream to visit this holy place. I had visited this holy place in the month of December 2011. I booked my ticket from hyderabad for chennai egmore-rameswaram express. I started from Hyderabad by chennai express and reached Chennai central by 6:00am next day morning. I kept my lugga...Read More

Knowing the beauty of our temples in 4 hrs
Dec 15, 2009 08:44 PMRead
Hi friends this is my 2nd review in mouthshut.Hope this is going to help you all.As the journey is very short and heritage rich, we( Myself and my wife) have decided to visit kanchipuram(kanchi)Kanchipuram is the place famous for two things1) temples2) Silk clothes(pattu)Firs...Read More

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Silk city
Dec 12, 2008 01:56 AMRead
We had trip to Kanchi after visiting Sri Puram Golden temple which is 8 KM from Vellore.We started from Bangalore and reach the vellore via Krishnagiri. I have written exclusive review on golden temple, so I restrict this review to Kanchi only. Kanchipuram is about 86Km from Vellore toward Chenn...Read More

Golden Lizard
May 05, 2008 04:11 PMRead
I drove down to Kanch - 75 kms from Chennai on a Sunday afternoon.I would suggest that you go via the Poonamalle High Road and then touch the Bangalore Toll paid High way [ Rs 20 one way ] - much pleasant drive rather than the one through Tambaram.It took me nearly two hours to reach the...Read More

Kanchi , silk ,temples and dirt
Feb 03, 2008 11:47 AMRead
I went to this temple town KANCHI or KANCHEEPURAM ,  long back as part joint family tour .When we visted Balaji (Tirupathi) , we decided to go to Kanchi as well which was near Tirupathi.There were  plenty of buses available from Tirupathi  bus stand , and the cost of the bus ticket was not much....Read More

Unique temples in Kanchipuram
Apr 09, 2006 03:16 PMRead
Unique temples in Kanchipuram Kanchipuram has been given a great place in Hinduism. It is one of the 7 places called Moksha puri(Granting salvation). I had the good fortune of visiting numerous temples and religious places in and around kanchipuram. Even though there are numerous temples in this...Read More

Deities @ your doorstep
Apr 01, 2003 02:51 PMRead
Yes, this is no exaggeration. Stand anywhere in the town; walk for a couple of minutes in any direction and sure you'll come across a temple or two either small or big or biggest. I lived in this town for 20 complete years and I'm certain I'd be able to give you a clear picture of what's in stor...Read More

Temples and Silks
Apr 03, 2002 07:13 AMRead
Kanchipuram, sometimes known as Shiva Vishnu Kanchi, has a population of 184,000. It is one of the seven sacred cities of India, and was , successively, capital of the kingdoms of the Pallavas, Cholas and Rajas of Vijayanagar. During Pallava times, it was briefly occupied by the Chalukyas of Bad...Read More

Holy place with Religious integrity
Mar 30, 2002 06:08 PMRead
Kanchipuram also known as Kanchi. The history of the city goes back into very long period. This is a city of temples with a population of less than one lac. Most of the population consists of Silk weavers and Astrologers.The city has lot of credits to it.History Initially this city was...Read More

Holy Place / Silk Paradise
Mar 30, 2002 12:34 PMRead
Kanchipuram is famous for both the Temples and the Kanchipuram Silk Sarees which are most famous in each and every part of the World.The Kanchi Madam, Kamakashi Amman Temple and the Ekambaraswara Temples are the famous ones in Kanchipuram.The silk Sarees can be weaved according to our de...Read More

HOLY PLACE
Mar 23, 2002 01:34 PMRead
KANCHIPURAM IS SITUATED 65 KMS FROM CHENNAI AND 65 KMS FROM VELLORE.If U ARE COMING FROM BANGALORE U CAN STOP AT KATPADI RLY STATION OR VELLORE BUS STAND AND BOARD A BUS TO KANCHEEPURAM. IT IS FAMOUS FOR THE TEMPLES AND FOR THE SILK SAREES. THE CLIMATE AROUND HERE IS HOT ALL OVER THE YEAR EXCEPT...Read More

Kanchipuram
Mar 12, 2002 05:22 PMRead
Have been to Kanchi a few times, the last visit being just a year ago. There are so many temples to visit (I have been to a few, dont remember all their names), the most famous being the Kamakshi temple and Ekambareshwar temple. You should also go to the 'Vulagalandha Perumal' temple. This is wh...Read More

Silk paradise
Mar 09, 2002 08:18 PMRead
Kanchipuram is situated near Chennai .It takes about 1.30 min. travelling time from Chennai.I personally visited this town 3 times so far ,mainly for silk saree purchase. It is also very near Bangalore.People here speak Kannadam and Tamil combination.They are very fair looking people.About t...Read More

About Kanchipuram
Mar 08, 2002 07:13 AMRead
If u r looking at buying those renowned sarees of Kanchipuram or u love to vist temples then the city of temples with more than 1000 temples kanchipuram si the right place.There are 2 kanchi's vichnu kanchi and shiva kanchi, in shiva kanchi u hae tones of temples, the main one is ekamabaresh...Read More

Silk place
Jun 04, 2018 10:13 AMRead (via Mobile)
Hi all this is one of my favorite place I had been this a month yet and with many temples belongs in in this town.Many accessibilities are there hotels, atmcenter, temples, and like many places to visit and fully all surrounding should be In pureveg alone because many temples.Local seein...Read More

Awesome Temple
Sep 07, 2017 09:59 AMRead
Kanchipuram is very famous for silk sarees. Kanchi temple is famous for its Golden and Silver lizards which are inside the temple. There is a belief that, if we touch those lizards we get everything good in our lives. And there are nearly 1000 Temples in Kanchipuram. Kanchi pattu sarees were wov...Read More

Place to go..
Feb 03, 2017 08:42 PMRead (via Android App)
Bharat is a country with several heritage which are ancient.Kanchipuram is a place where a person should go once in a life if he belonhs to bharat.Its natural attraction and ancient beauty catch the mind of any person.It gives us relief from all our tension after visiting this ancien...Read More

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