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Ekambareshvara Temple

Kanchipuram Village | Periya, Kanchipuram 631502, India
+91 76539 71234
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Kanchipuram Village | Periya, Kanchipuram 631502, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very big temple of Lord shiva. Lord shiva blessing with Parvati. crowd puller. Lord srinivasa also blessing in this temple and it is one of the divyadesam of vaishnas. Lord shiva and srinivasa in same temple.

Thank Ganehvenkat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to make a detour on way to Vellore Gold Temple. This is a beautiful ancient temple and worth a visit. Ended up buying Silk Sarees at one of the govt approved shops. You'll need some good bargaining skills. 50% discount is possible.

Thank apravtienld
Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture inside the temple, especially the "hallway with a thousand pillars" is beyond words. Shiva (Ekambareswarar) Lingam in this temple represents one of a natural element - Earth (Prithivi). It is said that the lingam is made out of sandstone. This is temple is...More

Thank atidevin
Reviewed 12 November 2017

By 7 AM, we entered Shri Ekambareswarar temple. This temple is open from 06:00 to 12:30 and then 16:00 to 20:30. This temple is one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalas, associated with the five elements and specifically the element of Earth. The temple complex houses...More

Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is one of the must visit temple while in Kanchipuram. This is one of the largest temple in Kanchi and has very beautiful architecture.

Thank BangaloreHarish
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a very famous Hindu Dravidian Shiva temple. Has a long history of construction from Pallavas, cholas, Vijayanagar kinds, and in 19th century to various bhaktas who have added/renovated the temple. Ofcourse as is the case, this temple has a mythological background (a very...More

Thank Krishna K
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Very large place with ancient, attractive, big temple of Shiva. Tower gate is very large & one of the tallest in India. But the temple workers are ill tempered. They are the rule makers and rude at times. The premises is very nice but needs...More

Thank Niraj M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Should keep aside around 1 hour to see the temple. Keep 2 hours during peak rush. Lot of silk shops outside temple to do your shopping.

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This temple is one of oldest temple in kanchipuram. Its a part of 108 divya shetram. The only temple with no separate sanctum for ambal. Also the Glass mirror view of the moolavar is very significant as you see multitude of the God in the...More

1  Thank Jayaraman V
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is Very big and an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. No rush Smooth darshan. There a Golden lizard also to see. Silk saries shop’s salesman were tried to attract us to purchase saries but the quality of Ahmedabad and surat saries’ are found...More

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