10 Famous Temples in Kanchipuram

Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kanchipuram

Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple is dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi, the highest of Adi Parashakti. As per the local belies, the Shri Yantra in the shrine was established by Adi Shankracharya

Sri Kachabeswarar Temple

Sri Kachabeswarar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiv as Kachabeswarar in the form of the lingam. The temple has a flat gateway and a 16 pillar hall depicting many legends and Hindu Deities

Divyadesam  Sri Ashtabujakara Perumal Temple

Divyadesam Sri Ashtabujakara Perumal Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is built in the Dravidian Style architecture.

Varadaraja Perumal Temple

Varadaraja Perumal Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and has approximately 350 inscriptions from various dynasties like Chola, Pandya, Kandawarayas, Cheras, Hoysala and more.

Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple

Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple is a Pallava-era temple dedicated to Lord Shiva built around 700 CE reflecting the Dravidian Architecture.

Ekambareshwara Temple

Ekambareshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and represents the earth element, one of the five elements, the Panch Bhoota Stalas.

Trilokyanatha Temple

Trilokyanatha Temple is a Jain temple built in the 8th century in the Dravidian architectural style.

Vedapureeswarar Temple, Cheyyar

Vedapureeswarar Temple, Cheyyar is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams shrines, and is devoted to Lord Vedapureeswara.

Vaikunda Perumal Temple

Vaikunda Perumal Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and was built by Pallavas, with additions from Cholas in the later years.

Kowsikeswarar Temple

Kowsikeswarar Temple also known as Chokkeeswarar Temple, is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of 108 Shiva temples in Kanchi Puranam