Renowned Religious Day Trips from KanchipuramReligiously significant places always attract people towards the irrespective of the weather, climate or mood. Every now and then people like to visit these places for the much required calmness and peace of their mind. Also, they visit temples for showing their gratitude towards the God for bringing happiness in their life. Some people visit these places to appreciate their architecture as they represent different time periods of our history. Kanchipuram offer some holy places to all of its visitors and locals within a reachable distance. All of these places can be done as a day trip from the city of Kanchipuram.
A place full of countless temples, Sriperumbudur is located in the Kanchipuram district itself at a mere distance of about 40 Km from Chennai. Numerous small and big temples of the town attracts a lot of tourist all around the year. As the place is closely located to Chennai, it has attracted several national and international organizations towards it for the purpose of business and industrialization.
Distance From Kanchipuram: 33 Km
Famous for being one of the six abodes of Lord Muruga, Thiruthani is a holy village located in the state of Tamil Nadu. The place is most famous for the Subramanya Swami Kovil (temple), which is located on a hilltop and can be reached only after taking 365 steps. These 365 steps represent each day of a year. A holy tank namely Kumara Teertha is also located at the foothill of the same hill where the Subramanya Swami Kovil is located.
Distance From Kanchipuram: 41 Km
A place full of ancient temples of 7th century, Mahabalipuram is a UNESCO heritage site and a must visit for everyone. There are several temples located in Mahabalipuram and all of them belong to the Pallava Dynasty. The most famous among all of these temples is the Seashore temple known as the Shore Temple of Mahabalipuram. The place is full of cave temples and rock cut temples.
Distance From Kanchipuram: 67 Km
Tirupati is no doubt one of the most visit places of entire South India. Sri Venkateshwara Temple located here is dedicated to the lord Vishnu. The place does not only have the pilgrim significance, but it is also full of natural beauty with hills and waterfalls all around it.
Distance From Kanchipuram: 110 Km
Another temple town from the majestic state of Andhra Pradesh, Srikalahasti is a must visit for people who are on a trip to Tirupati as the place is on the route of the famous temple. It is known to be the place where the destroyer lord is manifested as Vayulinga. Kalamkari paintings are another gift of Srikalahasti to all of its visitors.
Distance From Kanchipuram: 124 Km
Thiruvannamalai is one of the most scared pilgrim center of Hindus in the region of Tamil Nadu. The place is most famous for the renowned Arunachala temple and ashram of the mystic saint Sri Ramana Maharshi. As per the Hindu mythology, it is one of the five Panchabhoota (water, fire, earth, wind and space) Stalams and is known as the abode of the fire. There are around 100 temples in this city.
Distance From Kanchipuram: 130 Km