Thursday, 26 October 2017

Kanchipuram at glance

Tamil Tour  Chennai Guide
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   Kanchipuram, the temple town is the district headquarters of Kanchipuram District. Kanchipuram is called city of thousand temples. Kanchipuram was the capital of the Pallavas during the 7th - 9th centuries. Kanchipuram is famous for hand-woven silk fabrics and saris.Highest quality silk and pure gold thread is used  for weaving.

  Kanchipuram district is situated on the north-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, adjacent Chennai city. It is bounded in the west by Vellore and Thiruvannamalai district, in the north by Thiruvallur district and Chennai district, in the south by Villupuram district, in the east by Bay of Bengal. It lies between 11° 00' to 12° 00' North latitudes and 77° 28' to 78° 50' East longitudes. 



Gallery
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Old images of kanchipuram
    
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Some major temples
Ekambaranathar Temple
Vaikundaperumal Tem
   
Kanchi Kamatchi Amman
Varadarajaperumal
Ekambaranathar temple
Kumarakottam
Kachapeswarar temple
Some Siva temples
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Some Vishnu temples


14  out  of  108  Divyadesams is situated in the kanchipuram 

 town itself. They are

1. Sri Pachaai vannar and Sri Pavala vannar temples
2. Sri Nilathingal Thunda perumal  Temple inside Sri Ekaambareshwarar temple
3. Sri Pandavar Perumal temple
4. Sri Aadhi Varaha Perumal Temple inside Sri Kamakshi amman temple
5. Sri Ulagalantha perumal temple...Thiru Ooragam
6. Sri Jagadeeshwarar Temple..Thiru Neeragam (Inside Ulagalantha perumal temple)
7. Sri Karunakara Perumal Temple...Thiru Kaaragam (Inside Ulagalantha perumal temple)
8. Sri Thirukkaar Vaanar Temple..Thirukkaar Vaanam (Inside Ulagalantha perumal temple)
9. Sri Vaikunda Perumal Temple...(Thiruparameshwara Vinnagaram)
10. Sri Vila koli Perumal Temple, Thiruthanka- Toopul
11. Sri Azhagiya Singar Perumal Temple, Thiruvelukkai
12. Sri Yathothakaari Perumal Temple, Thiruvekka
13. Sri Aadhikesava Perumal Temple, Ashthabujangaram
14. Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple , Thirukacchi
Silk societies
Kanchipuram Kamatchi Amman Silk SocietySri Varadharajaswamy Silk SocietyKanchipuram Murugan Silk SocietyPallavan Silk SocietyAringnar Anna Silk SocietyAnna Silk SocietyThiruvallur Silk SocietyVallalar Silk SocietyDr. MGR Silk SocietyDr. Kalaignar Karunanithi Silk Society




Private shop
Babu Sha
Prakash silks


Transport

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Jain temple

   
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Silk Industry


    Kancheepuram silk Saree is  the most superior silk saree  in the world.  It is  double warped and double weft. the  The Jari in the motifs is incorporated by dipping the silk thread into liquid gold and silver. This enhances the beauty and the value of the silk saree.
   (Kancheepuram Sarees are also known as Kanchipuram and Kancheevaram and sometimes Kanchivaram Sarees)
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Silk sarees shops



Important land marks
Sangara madam
Arinzer Anna memorial house

Government museam
Private museam
Hotel Tamil Nadu



Hotels
Grt hotel


Helpline in kanchipuram
Sp office
Emergency service

Important numbers

Taluk office
Government Hospital
Hotel Tamilnadu
Post office
Fire service

Schools and educational  Institutions

Near by tourist locations
Veddanthangal


Mamallapuram
Tiruvannamalai
Dhakshan chitra
Chennai

Shell measueam in mamallapuram


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Some other
Important Links
Government of Tamilnadu
Kanchipuram District administration
Kanchipuram in wiki
Kanchipuram quora
Kanchipuram rout map

Famous People From Kanchipuram

Boddhi Dharma








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Sunday, 15 January 2017

Vishnu (perumal)Temples in kanchipuram

 Photos of Vishnu Temples in kanchipuram



14  out  of  108  Divyadesams is situated in the kanchipuram 

 town itself. They are

1. Sri Pachaai vannar and Sri Pavala vannar temples
2. Sri Nilathingal Thunda perumal  Temple inside Sri Ekaambareshwarar temple
3. Sri Pandavar Perumal temple
4. Sri Aadhi Varaha Perumal Temple inside Sri Kamakshi amman temple
5. Sri Ulagalantha perumal temple...Thiru Ooragam
6. Sri Jagadeeshwarar Temple..Thiru Neeragam (Inside Ulagalantha perumal temple)
7. Sri Karunakara Perumal Temple...Thiru Kaaragam (Inside Ulagalantha perumal temple)
8. Sri Thirukkaar Vaanar Temple..Thirukkaar Vaanam (Inside Ulagalantha perumal temple)
9. Sri Vaikunda Perumal Temple...(Thiruparameshwara Vinnagaram)
10. Sri Vila koli Perumal Temple, Thiruthanka- Toopul
11. Sri Azhagiya Singar Perumal Temple, Thiruvelukkai
12. Sri Yathothakaari Perumal Temple, Thiruvekka
13. Sri Aadhikesava Perumal Temple, Ashthabujangaram
14. Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple , Thirukacchi

Relevant  External Links





Ashtabujam perumal kanchipuram
Ashtabujam Perumal Temple kanchipuram


Varadharaja Perumal Temple kanchipuram

Pavazha Vannar Perumal Temple kanchipuram


Pachay Vannar Perumal Temple
Kammala Street kanchipuram
Padava Thoodu Perumal Temple kanchipuram
Vaikunda Perumal Temple Kanchipuram
Yathothakari perumal Temple Kanchipuram




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