Kanchipuram well-known as the Silk City and Temple City is located in the South-Indian state of Tamil Nadu. In earlier times it served as the capital of Chola dynasty and it is also said that it was the part of the Dravida Kingdom of the Mahabharata. The city is also a hub of religious preachings for Hindus, Buddhists and Jains. Kanchipuram, situated on Vegavathy river has thousands of historic temples. The popular ones being the Kailasnath Temple, Ekambareshwar Temple and Kanchi Kamakshi Temple. Hand-woven silk sarees, Kanjeevaram borders of pure gold and silver threads are worth buying from this place.
Flying to Kanchipuram : Chennai International Airport (64.8 km away) is nearest airport to Kanchipuram. It offers international flights from Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Medan, Hong Kong, Colombo, Dubai, Muscat, Paris and domestic flights from New Delhi, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Madurai, Cochin, Pune and Mumbai.
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