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Kailasanatha Temple

Kailasanatha Temple

Kailasanatha Temple is a massive Shiva temple is the oldest in Kanchipuram, built by Pallava King Rajasimha in the seventh century (667 AD). The presiding deity in the sanctum is Sri Rajasimheshwara, named after the king. The Linga is 2.4 metres high. The sanctum has a beautiful bass relief of Somaskantha (Lord Shiva and Devi Parvathi with child Muruga). The temple is known for excellent sculptures. The image of Ardhanaareeshwara, seated on a bull with the feminine aspect carrying a veena, is noteworthy. There are nearly 60 small shrines around the temple complex. Within the pricincts is another Shiva shrine built by King MahendraVarman.

Kanchipuram,Tamil Nadu

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The Golden City of Kanchipuram is situated on the banks of Vegavathi river in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram district. It is revered as one of the seven sacred places of India.Kanchipuram, the city of thousand temples, is one of the seven most sacred pilgrim centres for the Hindus.

Hotels near Kanchipuram

GRT Regency

GRT Regency Kanchipuram is located in Main Town Area of Kancheepuram (Tamilnadu, India) near the Silk Saree Shops and is a leading business class hotel in the area.

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Hotel Milestonnez

Hotel Milestonnez is a unique hotel is situated on the Chennai -Bangalore Highway at SunguvarChatram, Sriperimpudur, just 14 Kms from Kanchipuram which is famous for Kamatchi Amman Temple & Kanchi Kamakodi Peetham.Kanchipuram is also famous for Production of Silk Sarees in south India.

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MM Hotel

MM Hotel, Kanchipuram located in the heart of the city with all strategic locations such as temples, Railway Station, Bus Terminus

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