Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple

The Kovils of Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple

I have an affection for stones. Crazy as it might sound, while in Kanchipuram, I dropped by at the Kanchi Kailasanathar temple at the break of dawn. to walk among the oldest mad-made art in the temple city. Located in one of the busiest cities of Tamil Nadu, the temple was commissioned in the 8th century by Rajasimha, the greatest of the kings of the Pallava Dynasty.

Kovil is the Tamil term for a distinct style of Hindu temple with Dravidian architecture Today I explore an 8th century sandstone temple, hidden away in a corner of the temple city of Kanchipuram, that has seen so much history and still stands today to tell us, heritage hunters, stories that have weathered away in the winds of time Bangalore to Kanchipuram Towards the fag-end of 2017, we were on our way towards Mahabalipuram to spend a few days of leisure on the peaceful beaches along the east coast Along the way in Kanchipuram, we had planned a detour for a couple of days to explore the city that is said

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