Weekend Trip to Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
Summer 21 to 36°C
Winter 19 to 28°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 278 kilometers / 4 h ,4 m
Best Time To Visit
If you wish to seek inner peace, away from your city life in Bangalore, visiting Kanchipuram during the weekend can be the best option. One of the Seven Sacred Cities of India, Kancheepuram or Kanchipuram is a very well-known pilgrimage spot. Often referred to as the ‘Golden City of Thousand Temples’, it is placed on the western banks of the River Palar. A visit to Kancheepuram can be quite relaxing for the mind, body and soul. This city is a major seat of Tamil learning as well as commercial center. It is known for producing the finest of silk all around the globe. While visiting Kancheepuram, buying a silk saree is a must. A visit to Kancipuram can be a cultural treat for the visitors.
How to Reach Kanchipuram
You can opt for a direct train from Bangalore to Kanchipuram. The Kanchipuram railway station is around 2 km away from the city centre.
: The best option is to hire a taxi to go to Kanchipuram from Bangalore, following NH 4. However, you can also get on-board state-run or private buses.