Places To Visit In Kanchipuram

1. Kamakshi Amman Temple

Kamakshi Amma Temple
The Kamakshi Amman temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, which are sacred shrines built around the falling body parts from the corpse of Goddess Sati from heaven. 

2. Varadaraja Temple

Varadaraja Temple
The Varadaraja Temple was built during the 10th century by the Vijayanagar kings. There is a big outer wall that covers or as the locals say, protect this fine temple.

3. Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple

Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on the banks of the Vedavathi River at the western limits of the Kanchipuram.

4. Ekambaranatha Temple

Ekambaranatha Temple
The Ekambaranatha Temple is the largest temple in Kanchipuram. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and was built by the Pallavas.

5. Vaikunta Perumal Temple

Vaikunta Perumal Temple
The Vaikunta Perumal Temple was built by the Pallava king Nadivarman II. This is particular temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

6. Chitragupta Temple

Chitragupta Temple
Chitragupta Temple is dedicated to Chitragupta who is a Hindu Deity. It is a rare temple in India that is dedicated to Chitragupta who is also known as the assistant of The God of Death, Yamaraja.

7. Jain Temple

Jain Temple
The Jain Temple of Kanchipuram is of immense religious importance for Jain devotees. One of these temples is dedicated to Bhagwan Mahavir and the other is dedicated to Jain Teerthankaras.

8. Ulagalantha Perumal Temple

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple
Ulagalantha Perumal Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the 108 Divya Desams. The temple is of great historical and religious importance.

9. Kachapeshwarar Temple

kachapeshwarar temple
Kachapeshwarar Temple where Lord Shiva can be seen being worshipped by Lord Vishnu in the form of a tortoise. This image can be viewed on sculptures and engravings.