Kanchipuram - 8 Attractions You Must Visit
It is called as the temple city of Tamil Nadu.
Types of Attractions in Kanchipuram
List of Attractions in Kanchipuram
Descent of the Ganges
Descent of the Ganges is a huge rock monument located on West Raja Street in Mahabalipuram. Carved in the 7th century during the Pallava reign on the face of an enormous boulder, this along with the adjacent carving, Arjuna's Penance, is one of the largest open-air rock sculptures in the world.
Krishna's Butter Ball
A gigantic granite boulder resting on a short incline in the historical town of Mahabalipuram. The boulder is approximately 6 meters high and 5 meters wide and weighs around 250 tons.
Mahabalipuram Light House
It is open to tourists since 2011. It is closed in 2001 due to the LTTE attack. This is one of the Indias oldest lighthouse.
Mahishamardini Rock Cut Mandapa
A 7th-century Indian rock-cut sculptures Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa is located in Mahabalipuram. The temple is part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed in 1984.
UNESCO world heritage site. Pancharathas is a monument complex in Kanchipuram. The pancharathas is a five rock marvels in the complex. It is known for its monolithic architecture.
This 8th-century temple is so named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. This is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site because of its architecture, history, and heritage.
The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology
This is to promote the conservation of the reptiles and amphibians and theirhabitats through education scientifc research and captive breeding.
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
This is the oldest bird sanctuary in India. It was a favorite hunting ground of rich landlords back in the early 1700's who hunted mainly for sport.