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Tourist Attractions in Kanchipuram

Settled on the banks of Vegavathy River, Kanchipuram is one of the top tourist destinations to visit in India. The city holds great religious importance and is revered as the ‘golden city of thousands of temples’ in Tamil Nadu.

The city Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu boasts of several sanctified spots, well- known for their intricate designs and traditional architecture. The scenic surrounding and the serene ambience of the place attract pilgrims and tourists in great numbers from all parts of the world.

The city has much to offer when it comes to attractions. Some of the important holy shrines in Kanchipuram are Kailasanathar temple (with Dravidian styles of construction), Ekambaranatha temple (biggest temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva), Vaikunda Perumal temple (Lord Vishnu as the main deity), Kanchi Kamakshi temple (worship of Goddess Parvati) and Devrajaswami temple (with a notable marriage hall, the temple is established in the memory of Lord Vishnu and his companion Devi Laxmi). Here you get to know some amazing and interesting facts about these sacred shrines.

Thereafter, you can make your visit more enthralling by participating in the important festivals of the place namely Brahmothsavam, Pongal, Maha Shivratri, Garudothsavam and Chariot.