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Kanchipuram Village | Periya, Kanchipuram 631502, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ekambareswarar Temple is the 11th-largest Hindu temple in the world. According to legend, once when the Goddess Parvati was performing penence, the Lord Shiva set her on fire to test her devotion. The Goddess prayed to her brother, Lord Vishnu to save her. Vishnu took...More

Thank Hemakshi2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the fortune to have darshan one fine evening at Arathy time. Really interesting to note the cleanliness and sanctity. Nice walk around. The mango tree premises are also well maintained. No money craving people around. But the premises don't have a single good restaurant...More

Thank rskmcg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A temple which has one of the tallest gopurams in South India. Standing in one of the grand hallways, listening to the pundits reciting their Shlokams there, you'll be transported back to a time when the peasant built this grand structure with their blood and...More

Thank Subhash S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ekambareswarar is one of the panchbhuta lingas.It represents the prithvi(Earth).This is big temple where Goddess Parvathi worshipped Lord Shiva Under Mango Tree.You can see that old Mango in the temple even today.

Thank Bala S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was overwhelmed by the seer size of the Gopuram from quite a distance. They say the Gopuram is among the largest in the country. It almost feels like a hill.

Thank GoWrong
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The first thing that catches your eye is the very tall gopuram. The temple is probably the largest in Kancheepuram. The total temple area is vast and you feel serene. The temple is quite ancient but the sculptures are still in good condition. We visited...More

Thank AmitavaG39
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Second time visiting this beautiful ancient old temple. Very laid back with not much "tolls" inbetween to pay. Just walk casually and get to the temple. Here the god is presented as the earth element. Read the history of this temple before you visit might...More

Thank PurnimaJaay
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Large temple, nice sculptures, sparsely crowded, and most important of all, you can come around the temple praharam in the normal way, without any railings to hinder you or forcing you to go in the wrong direction. Must visit alright !

Thank Thiagarajan G
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited this temple along with the visit to Kamakshi temple. Just walkable or couple of kilometers. Cars and autos can take you very near by the temple entrance. Temple is typical of the child period and the Vijayanagara time. Vast, sculptures and magnificent. Option to...More

Thank aski_online
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This temple is definitely worth seeing as it resembles Ramaswaram temple corridor.Inside lot of Parigraghas are there to visit.

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