Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, Kanchipuram

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  • Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, just 300m from the temple. This is an Hindu institution - mutt. The mutt was founded by Adi Shankaracharya. Currently, Sri Jayendra Sankara Swamigal hosts the mutt. We we...  more »
  • I have been here as a child some 20 years ago. Everything changes with time. Honestly didn't feel a touch of divinity here. Just that you can feel ancient times, do your rituals etc. Wouldn't recommen...  more »
  • One of my favorite places to be in Kanchipuram. This is a divine place and one can see several devotees in prayers or meditations. Traditional dressing is recommended. It is not mandatory for men to r...  more »
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  • Heavenly Place with the Jeeva Samadhi of Sri Jagadhguru Mahaperiyavar... Best place to do your Meditation...
  • Holy place. Maha periyawal blessing all devotees. Must visit place.
  • A 2500 year Mutt established by Srimad Bhagavatpadar SriSri Adi Sankara himself adorned by very great Sages.
  • A quite religious place. It is located at GANGAIKONDAN MANDABAM and NOT near/at GEM NAGAR. I remember to have seen the location as GEM NAGAR in your Map.
  • Divine place to visit...

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Typical hotels make up the bulk of the accommodation choices in Kanchipuram, with beach resorts in nearby Chennai. If you're looking for a different experience during your trip, explore the few guesthouses and smaller inns in the area. Many of the local residences have restaurants with vegetarian Indian meals. If you only plan on seeing a few attractions in Kanchipuram, it is easy to make a day trip from nearby Mamallapuram or Chennai.
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