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Kanchipuram


Next tourist destination explored in Indian tourist place blog is Kanchipuram which is the most known spot of Tamil Nadu, India positioned in the western side of River Palar. The imposing scenery of Kanchipuram makes is most preferred destination for nature lovers.

Experts refer the city as 'golden house of 1000’s temples' in south India. Kanchipuram is also admired for manufacturing of Sarees of diverse types. Voyagers cannot see the 1000 temples in same day but spending a week and visiting each shrine will help visitors to learn about the tradition of south India. Kanchipuram is the holy place having array of stunning temples. Because of shrines Kanchipuram is turned as big pilgrimage spot of India particularly for Hindu religious people.

Kanchipuram City is scheduled in seven blessed holy places of India. South culture and their tradition is special in India so travelers will learn a lot about the south part of India by visiting the shrines of this city. Yet, commerce in city is admired particularly for industrialized silk sarees. Many other products of silk in Kanchipuram are popular in the world and various international associations are directing doing trading with city local companies.

Natural scenery, significant shrines, spiritual and artistic implications in Kanchipuram is also best thing to watch.

Another name of Kanchipuram is Kanchi, though local people are only recognizing this name. Worldwide airdrome of Chennai is sited at Tirusulam comes under Kanchipuram district. Vegavathy River flows from the city so travelers can spend their valuable time at riverside  Kanchipuram city was ruled by various empires such as Pallavas, the Cholas, Vijayanagara Empire, Pandyas, the Carnatic kingdom, and BEIC (British East India Company). Kailasanathar Shrine is listed in historical monument of South India which is again located in Kanchipuram. Vaikunta Perumal Shrine is next in the similar list of historical places of South. In prior era Kanchi was the learning center of India recognized as Ghatikasthanam. People from different communities like Jainism and Buddhism visited Kanchipuram and developed their temples from 1st to 5th centuries. City holds countless temples and holy places so it is having huge religious values for Indian communities.

Attraction spots of Kanchipuram includes Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Jain Temples, Kalpakkam, Madurantakam, War Cemetery, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai Trade Centre, Queensland  Uthiramerur, Vedantangal Bird Sanctuary, Vedanthangal, Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kanchi Kamakshi temple, Kishkinta, Sri Kailasanathar Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Sri Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kachapeshwarar temple, Ekambareswar Temple, Devarajaswami temple, Sri Subramaniya Swami Temple, Kanchi Kudhil, Thiruparuthikundram, Jeevanandam Statue, Sakunthala Jagannatham Museum, Arignar Anna Illam and some more.

Mentioned under are few remarkable upper most sightseeing spots of Kanchipuram:
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial: located at Sriperumpudhur is first tourist place where the world-famous Prime Minister of India Mr. Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in 1991. However, Sriperumpudhur is under Kanchipuram district
Kalpakkam: this RRC (Reactor Research Centre) is our next target founded in 1971. Presently the center is recognized as IGCAR (Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research) as it was renamed in 1985.

Jain Temples: Kanchi is the holy place and Jain shrines are most popular religious spots of city. The place of worship built in 9th century is positioned at Tirupparuthi kkundram. The big idol of Shree Mahavira is best thing to watch, though travelers have to maintain the timings from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm to visit the temple.

Madurantakam: the place accepted for Aeri Katha Ramar Koil which is 1300 years aged shrine. Temple is positioned on Villupuram - Chengalpet road at only expanse of 90 kms from Chennai central. ARB (Agricultural Reservoir Bund) is another tourist spot near Koil temple.

AAZP (Arignar Anna Zoological Park): The zoo named as Arignar Anna Park is next location situated at Vandalore. Travelers have to travel for 5 kms from Kanchipuram city to reach zoo.

War Cemetery: another destination shaped in circular design is available for voyagers. Known as War Cemetery constructed in remembrance of 855 soldiers of Commonwealth including both women and men. Administered by Indian Government with collaboration of CWG (Commonwealth War Graves) Commission. Voyagers should reach from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm in cemetery.

Chennai Trade Centre: trade center of Chennai is located in Kanchipuram which is one more tourist spot. Trade promotion organization of Tamil Nadu is organizing fares and exhibitions in center so travelers can enjoy the center by attaining the fair.

Uthiramerur: historic place of Kanchi is Uthiramerur village considered as unique and peaceful place for voyagers.

Queensland: this theme park is positioned among Poonamalle and Sriperumpudhur towns. Best entertaining feature of queen’s land is longest sky cars allowing visitors to view the city from various heights.

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary: park housing numerous birds from the world is next tourist place of Kanchi. Innumerable water birds are attaining to Vedanthangal Bird Park was several seasons.

Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple: shrine dedicated to Kamakshi Mata who is the incarnation of divinity Mata Parvati.

Attaining to Kanchipuram:
Chennai station is just 72 kms away from Kanchipuram, though other major cities like Bangalore (277 kms), Hyderabad (639 kms), Pune (1050 kms), and Nagpur (1149 kms) are also having direct trains and various transport methods to reach Kanchipuram in lesser time.
               
By Train: Kanchipuram railway station is linked to several big stations of Chennai like Pondicherry, Madurai and Nagaercoil. Train could be little difficult for voyagers as limited trains are available for Kanchi. Katpadi station is close Kanchipuram so voyagers can plan trip for Katpadi station from other parts of India.

By Air: closest air hub is CIA (Chennai International airport) linked through domestic and international flights. Distance of air hub from Kanchi is only 75 kms and prepaid taxies are available from airport to destination.

By Road: many tourism organizations are having packages for Kanchi. Buses from Chennai and Bangalore are available at reasonable cost.

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