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Things to do in Kanchipuram

The things to do centers while in Kanchipuram, centers around the various temples. Take a temple tour – and there are very many of them that you can visit. After that be sure to buy some of the best silk saris you will ever find. After all Kanchipuram is the home of the traditional kanjeevaram silk saris, so rich in colour and texture!

Sightseeing in Kanchipuram

Go on a sightseeing tour of the famous temples of Kanchipuram!

The most significant temple in Kanchipuram is the Ekambareswarar Temple , dedicated to none other than Lord Shiva! One look at its soaring gopurams and its sprawling grounds and there can be no doubts as to which is the temple of Kancheepuram.

Shopping in Kanchipuram

In Kanchipuram go shopping for some of the finest silk in the country. Weaving in Kanchipuram goes back almost 400 years.

Activities in Kanchipuram

As far as activities in Kanchipuram go, this primarily being a temple town, you can visit the temples and marvel at the breathtaking architecture of the temples here.

NearBy Places in Kanchipuram

If you want to venture out and visit the nearby places from Kanchipuram, you have a choice of the following:

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is approximately 60 km away from Kanchipuram.

Eating Out in Kanchipuram

Eating out in Kanchipuram is all about savouring spicy seafood or gorging on sumptuous South Indian cuisine.

Festivals & Events in Kanchipuram

Throughout the year, different events and festivals in Kanchipuram keep the spirits of the people high.

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