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Ekambareshvara Temple

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Address: | Periya, Kanchipuram 631502, India
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It is temple city -

So many temples -Egambaraeswara temple kamatchi temple,perumal temple so many historical places by pallavas

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Pondicherry, India
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Pondicherry, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So many temples -Egambaraeswara temple kamatchi temple,perumal temple so many historical places by pallavas

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge structure of one of the famous temples in Kanchipuram. We got there in the morning and parked up very close to the temple. Very photogenic building but you may have to stitch two or three photos together to see the whole picture.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In kanchi one of the three famous temples. Vishnu kanchi, Siva kanchi, and kanchi kamakshi temples are must visit

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the largest temples in Kanchipuram. We have been here several times but learn or experience something new everytime we go. There is definitely a holy feeling in the sanctum - call it feng shui or what you may, but I think this feeling is what attracts spiritual tourists. The lingam actually looks like it has been shaped amateurly... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest and largest shiva temple in India spread over about 25 acres built in 9th century. This is best suited even as a tourist attraction in view of the heritage and construction with beautiful and rare sculptures. Both the chola a dynasty( tamil) and Pallava Dynasty( telugu) have contributed to the construction and development of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have reached this temple from thanjavour,the temple as a monument is impressing, although the large amounts of pedlar stalls at the entrance gate, disturb you to have a panoramic view. it is worth while visiting even as a detour, but consider that the temple is closed from 12.00 a.m. until 16.00 p.m.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnificient temple view. dont miss the thousand years old banyan tree within the temple area. This is situated in "periya kancheepuram "and the Auto driver asks for RS50/-oneway.If you visit during the temple prayer time you can listen to the vedic hymns sung in the original style, very rare to witness now. You can also listen to the Traditional yajur... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the good temples in Kanchipuram. A beautifully constructed ancient Siva temple that has a large area. The raja gopurams are magnificent and full of beautiful architecture . Soon after entering in to the temple we will find a thousand pillar mandapam , scarves a mandapam and sacred pond. There is a big circle in the ceiling where beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no words to describe this temple , we were just mesmerized with what we saw. this is the first part or the head of the pancha bootha the famous five shiva temples. The 3500 year old mango tree under which lord shiva married parvathy is jus another wonder here . the tree has four branches and each branch bores mangoes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our trip to Kanchipuram, we visited this temple, wow..!!! Excellent architecture, amazing stone carving, it is one of the most admired temple in INDIA, this temple has very good heritage as well as cultural value, the carvings were engraved on a hard granite stone, even the flooring are made up of granites..!! The temple lawn was soo spacious and... More 

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