Located at a distance of 75 kilometers from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, South India, Kanchipuram is one of the seven sacred Hindu cities and is also known as the 'city of 1000 temples'.
The monuments and shrines in Kanchipuram, South India reflects the influence of Buddhism and Hinduism in this part of India.
The Southern Golden Triangle tour packages offered by New Age Tours ensure that you get ample opportunity to explore the glorious temples of this sacred city.
Buddhism is believed to have reached Kanchipuram sometime in the 3rd century. Kanchipuram was also an important center of learning, culture, philosophy and arts. Adi Shankaracharya established his seat, Kamakotipeetam at Kanchipuram in the ancient times.
Visit the interesting tour destinations located in Kanchipuram, Southern India. Some of the important tour destinations are the Ekambaresvara Temple, Kailasanatha Temple, Varadaraja Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple are Vaikuntha Perumal.
A large number of the awe-inspiring Kanchipuram temples were constructed by the Pallava rulers during the 6th and 7th centuries.
Kanchipuram is known for its unusually beautiful silk saris and handloom weaving. In fact you must try and visit the Weaver's Service Center and watch silk weavers at work. You can also go on an excursion to the Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary.