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now but the town still attracts visitors from around the country.Pilgrims, customers of silk, and the simply curious come to see the numerous carved temples and participate in the activities of this busy town.
You can spend the entire day visiting the temples
in the city. The most important of the temples is
the Ekambareswarar temple that
was built by the Pallavas. Later it was reconstructed
by the Chola and Vijayanagar kings. Lord Shiva is
the presiding deity at the temple as Prithvi (earth).
Earth is one of the five basic elements of this
physical world. The temple is spread across 20-acres
of land and the 58.5 m high Gopuram in the south
are its remarkable features. The temple is 11 stories
high and this makes it one of the tallest temple
towers in South India. You will appreciate the beautiful
sculptures of the temple as much as they are by
the other tourists.
Further in the Varadaraja Temple, which has a 100-pillared hall, was built by the Vijayanagar kings will prove the mastery of its artists to you. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is worshipped as Devarajaswamy.
At the Kailasanathar Temple you will find the panel depicting Shiva and Parvathi in the midst of one of their innumerable dance competitions. Pallava kings constructed the temple in the 8th century. The architecture of this temple is on the same lines as that of the Shore Temple at Mamallapuram. Later in the tour the imposing structure of the Kamakshi Amman Temple is bound to impress you. The temple is dedicated to goddess Parvathi in her guise as Kamakshi, the goddess who accedes to all requests. Go ahead and say your request.
You can visit the city anytime throughout the year. The fairs and festivals add color to the spectrum of temples at Kanchipuram. The Brahmothsavam, Garudothsavam and Ratha festivals, which are held in the months of January, April, and May are important occasions for you to plan to trip accordingly.
While at the religious center of Kanchipuram, do not forget to pick up souvenirs for one and all from this Silken Paradise. The city is world famous for the gorgeous hand-woven silk sarees of myriad rich colors, noted for their shine, finish and matchless beauty. These spectacular creations are marketed by a number of co-operative societies, located all over the state are will be excellent gifts for self and others.