Kanchipuram, India | Things to Do in 48 Hours

Kanchipuram, India | Things to Do in 48 Hours, Kanchipuram, India (B)

Kanchipuram is one of the ancient cities in India. Famed as ‘Temple City’ or ‘The City of Thousand Temples’ traces back its history to the 2nd century BC when it was a Chola capital. The city was also the capital of Pallava from the 10th to 13th centuries. Kanchipuram remained a significant pilgrimage site for Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism throughout history. Today, it is one of the historic cities in South India and attracts thousands of devotees every day.

Kanchipuram is around 43 miles from Chennai and 145 miles from Bengaluru. The nearest airport to reach Kanchipuram is Chennai International Airport (MAA). Kanchipuram is a ride of 1.5 hours from Chennai International Airport. From Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport, the ride is over 5 hours depending upon the traffic. In an ideal scenario, if you start early morning, one can reach around 4.5 hours to Kanchipuram from Bengaluru. Kanchipuram is also well connected by buses and trains. For more information, you can check here. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Kanchipuram, India | Things to Do in 48 Hours
Guide Location: India » Kanchipuram
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Ojha
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.anamikaojha.com/2020/01/29/kanchipuram-india-things-to-do-48-hours/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Kamakshi Amman Temple
  • Ekambareshwar Temple
  • Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple
  • Varadharaja Perumal Temple
  • Thiru Parameswara Vinnagaram
  • Ulagalandha Perumal Temple
  • Gandhi Road
  • Hotel Saravana Bhavan
  • Regency Kanchipuram