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Kanchipuram on the Web
Kanchipuram on the Web is a Website Dedicated to Kanchipuram Town.
History of Kanchipuram, Temples of Kanchipuram, Silk industry, travel tips and much more information about this ancient temple city is available in this website.
Kanchipuram is believed to have been the capital city of the Thondai mandalam. There were periods when this region was under the rule of the Chola kingdom. It has also been under the Great Pallava dynasty for the longest period of time.
The Pallava rule is said to have been the Golden period for the city of Kanchipuram, as well as Hindu arts and architecture. Each of the dynasties which ruled Kanchipuram has left historical monuments to speak of its glories.
Today, Kanchipuram is a small, rural town about 75 kilometres from Chennai (Formerly, Madras) in the state of Tamilnadu. It also serves as the district head quarters for the Chengalpattu district.
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