Kanchipuram is famous as the city of Temples. There are plenty of temples around the small city Kanchi. The town locally called as Kanjipuram or Kanchi. Kanchipuram is one of the must visiting piligrim place. This web site is an attepmt to make most of the information about temples, sareers, accommodation etc., of kanchipuram avilable online.
Famous Temples in Kanchipuram -
Kanchi kamakshi Temple - Kamakshi temple is one of the astadasa (18) shakti peethas. Kamakshi temple is very famous temple must visit.
Kailasanathar temple - This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is famous for sandstone sculpture. You can find the great sculpture around the temple. In side the temple there is a passage behind Shiva linga by entering into the passage provides salvation.
Ekambareswarar temple -This is the holy place where godess parvathi penace for lord shiva to get married. Inside the temple there is 3000 years old mango tree. At this place godess parvathi and Shiva get married. Main deity in this temple is Shiva.
Varadaraja temple kanchipuram - Main diety of thie temple is Varadaraja perumal (Vishnu) also known as Lord Venkateswara. This is the very famous temple of Vishnu. The Golden lizard also presented in this temple only. By touching the golden lizard wipes out DOSHAs.
Kanchi kamakoti peetham - This is the one of the must visiting place in Kanchipuram. Kanchipeetham was founded by Jagadguru Sri Adi shankarachaya before Christ. This peetham (mutt) preaches about advitha and Danatana Dharma.