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Introduction

Kancheepuram is a city and a municipality in Kanchipuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kancheepuram is popular for its renowned crafted world famous silk sarees, a traditional home industry. Kancheepuram is also known for its culture and civilization. Kancheepuram is easily accessible from the state capital Chennai.Kancheepuram also called the "city of thousand temples". It is a place to visit for everyone.

Area 11.6 sq km
Altitude sea level
Temperature Summer-Min.-21.0C,Max.-36.0 C Winter,Min.-18.0C,Max.-28.0C
Language Tamil, Telegu and English.
STD Code 04112
Rainfall __ cm average yearly
Best Time to Visit Throughout the year

Kancheepuram MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :-The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport, just a 2 hours drive away.
  2. Rail:- Trains for Kanchipuram are available from Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tirupati, and Bangalore.
  3. Road:- Kanchipuram is 75 kms away from Chennai and is well connected by a good network of roads. There are frequent bus services from Kanchi to Chennai, Bangalore and other places.

Places to Visit

Sakkiswarar Temple Vaikuntha Perumal Temple Kailasanatha Temple Ekambareswarar Temple
Kamakshi Amman Temple      

Excursion

Tiruttani Sriperumbudur Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary Elagiri Hill

Shopping

Kanchipuram, also known as the Silk City, houses more than 5,000 families engaged in weaving and selling some of the finest silks in the country.So go for this.

Accommodation

Hotel GRT Regency TM Hotels Green Coconut Resort Shelter Beach Resort