Kanchipuram is one of the seven sacred cities of India and is also known as the Silk City.
Kanchipuram is the city of 1000 temples and is also famous for its silk sarees. There are several big temples like Varadharaja Perumal Temple for Lord Vishnu and Ekambaranatha Temple, Kamatchi Amman Temple and Vaikuntanatha Temple.
Kanchipuram was the historical capital of the Pallavas during the 7th - 9th centuries. Sri Sankaracharya 'Math' is situated at Kanchipuram.
Some Photos of the Sacred city of Kanchipuram, its famous temples and the Silk Sarees are available in this photo gallery.
Kanchipuram street 2
Ekambaranatha temple kanchi 1
Weaving industry kanchipuram
Ekambareswarar temple kanchipuram shops 1
Kamatchi amman temple kanchipuram 3
Kanchipuram pattu nool
Saree weaving at kanchipuram
Ulagalandha perumal kovil
Parvati worships siva portrait
Ekambaranatha temple kanchi 2
Ulagalandha perumal temple
Ekambaranatha temple kanchipuram 1
Ulagalandha perumal temple kanchipuram 1