Kanchipuram, amongst the seven sacred cities of India, is a paradise of beautiful temples nestled on the banks of the River Vedavathi in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. With a great number of shrines, it is no surprise that the town is an illustrious pilgrimage site for Hindu devotees. In addition to these, the place also boasts of several famous mosques and churches. It brings so much more to make the visitors holiday experience in Kanchipuram memorable and remarkable. From historic shrines, striking silk sarees, picturesque old buildings, charming landscape, lively culture to exotic cuisines, all of them can be scouted in one place and that is Kanchipuram.
Kanchipuram or just Kanchi also attracts a lot of tourists from all the world who are interested in Hinduism or just want to enjoy the marvel of South Indian architecture and grandeur. It is particularly known for being the seat for bearing culture and philosophy. With such an association being made with this city, it only makes sense that this destination has become such an influential centre in these avant-garde times. Kanchi Kamakshi Temple is the highly revered abode of Kamakshi (Goddess Parvathi) - consort of Lord Shiva. You must also visit Kailasanathar Temple to enjoy its magnificent architecture. The highest, largest and most impressive temple in town, spanning 40 acres and dating back to the Pallava period is the Ekambeshwarar Temple. The Kanchi Mutt holds kutcheris or South Indian classical music concerts in the evenings.