Kanchipuram Travel Guide
Kanchipuram is a famous tourist destination located approximately 80 km from the capital city of Chennai. It is known for the pure silk saris and the ancient temples of the Pallava dynasty.
The notable temples of this city are the Kamakshi Amman Temple dedicated to goddess Parvati, the Kailasanathar Temple of the 8th century Pallavan period, the Ekambareswarar Temple, which is known for the sacred mango tree inside the premises, the Vaikunta Perumal Temple and many more. Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, Vandalur Zoo, Kanchi Kudil, Kanchi Mutt and Anna Memorial are educational places for children. Do not miss the endless lane of silk and cotton sari shops on Gandhi Road. The best time to visit this city is in the months of October to February when the temperature is moderate and bearable. You can get the typical South-Indian delicacies like Idli, Sambhar, Vada and Payasam anywhere in Kanchipuram restaurants.Read More Read Less