Kanchipuram–in a short form Kanchi, is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. City of Thousand Temples is also known as Varanasi of South. Buddhism and Jainism flourished way back in the B.C.
Pallava sculptures and silks are still forms the major attraction in Kanchi.
Ekambarareswar Temple: Lord Shiva in form of Ekambareswar being worshipped. Sri Krishnadeva Raya of Vijayanagara built a Raja Gopuram/Raya Gopuram with raises to more than 50 m.
Sree Vaikunta Perumal Temple: Built by Pallava King Nandi Varman in the 8th Century A.D. Temple is famous for Mural paintings.
Other important places are Sarvatirtham Pushkarini, Shakuntala Jagannath Museum, Sankara Mandapam.
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