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
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 is dedicated to Lord Shiva and represents the earth element, one of the five elements, the Panch Bhoota Stalas.
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 also known as Chokkeeswarar Temple, is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of 108 Shiva temples in Kanchi Puranam