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Kanchipuram
The famous sari hub of the country, Kanchipuram is just 83 kilometers from Chennai. Apart from the silk weavers, the temple town is considered one of the holiest destinations in India. If you want to target a single stop to see temples, this is relevant for both Shiv and Vishnu followers.

All things to do » Things to do

Kailasanatha Temple
Kailasanatha Temple
This 8th-century sandstone temple has a sanctuary that only one worshipper can enter at a time, through a tight tunnel.
Attraction type: Religious Sites
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Ekambareshvara Temple
Ekambareshvara Temple
Attraction type: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Kamakshi Amman Temple
Kamakshi Amman Temple
Although this temple was built in the 7th century and rebuilt in the 14th, it's not very historical.
Attraction type: Religious Sites
Varadharaja Perumal Temple
Varadharaja Perumal Temple
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Sri Ulagalandar Temple
Sri Ulagalandar Temple

All places to eat » Places to eat

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Haritam
Ranked #1 of 12 Restaurants in Kanchipuram
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian
Hotel Saravana Bhavan
Hotel Saravana Bhavan
Ranked #2 of 12 Restaurants in Kanchipuram
Cuisines: Indian
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Hotel Sakthi Ganapathi
Ranked #3 of 12 Restaurants in Kanchipuram
Cuisines: Indian
The Dakshin
The Dakshin
Ranked #4 of 12 Restaurants in Kanchipuram
Price: USD 2 - 16
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, Vegetarian, Continental
Dining options: Takeout, Buffet
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Saravanaa Bhavan
Ranked #5 of 12 Restaurants in Kanchipuram
Cuisines: Indian

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

RIDE Guesthouse
RIDE Guesthouse
USD 6 - 14 (GBP 4 - 9)
AKG Lodge
AKG Lodge
USD 12 - 13

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Sree Sakthi residency
Sree Sakthi residency
USD 26 - 32 (INR 1,647 - 2,027)
Ranked #1 of 9 Kanchipuram B&B and Inns

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.