Ekambareswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

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Intricately crafted sculptures adorn the massive structure of Ekambareswarar Temple all the way to the top. Walk through the gate beneath the 59 m (193.5 ft) gopuram (tower), to enter the mandapa, where public rituals such as weddings take place. Explore the 9.3 hectare (23 acre) grounds, with a thousand-pillared pavilion and five courtyards, each with its own character. Look out for the 3,500-year-old sthala-virutcham, or temple tree, whose four branches reputedly bear four types of mango. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kanchipuram fast, fun, and easy.
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  • an exotic temple with lot of architectural beauty .it is a temple of shiva deity .you can spent time worship and enjoy marvel of the structures  more »
  • One of the beautiful temples to visit in the city. Very large even if the heart of the temple is not accessible to non-Hindus because it is very frequented by the faithful.
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  • Main Shiva temple in Kanchipuram; this is also one of the five famous elemental Shiva temples (Earth). The structure is grand and beautiful with the gopurams, vimana and the pillars in the halls havin...  more »
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  • It's an amazing temple to visit at least once in life time. The shrine is open for worship at designated timings. Cameras are allowed inside the temple complex through ticketing. But not allowed to take photos the shrine. Area outside the temple complex is bit crowded. Still one can find some parking spaces. It's worth going around and seeing the silk sari shops. It's fine for a good bargain and to buy at worthy price.... Good Vegetarian restaurants are scarce. Best is to have it from city centre and then proceed.
  • The temple idol is lord Shiva. The temple occupies huge land area with scenic view and pleasant atmosphere. Best time to visit is mornings during sunrise and in the evenings during sunset.
  • Grandpa's Garage Studio 7 suggests to get over here and get healthy. Our past is all surrounding we only need to look. Enjoy the day and spend time together in love for one another. Evidence is showing a flood that set giants and animals in the mud and turned to stone. See what you can find to be true and pass it on.
  • A place which speaks of India's rich heritage... Every corner embarks the brilliance of our ancestral craftsmanship.
  • Great architecture and a cool place while visiting Lord Shiva has been the prime reason.... 350yrs old mango tree is the place where Lord Shiva got married to goddess Kamakshi Devi....
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