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Kachapeshwarar Temple

Kanchipuram Village, Kanchipuram, India
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It is at the Kachapeshwarar Temple that the Lord Shiva can be seen being worshipped by Lord Vishnu... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
akhilchandu
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Lord Shiva "turtle' temple at kanchi

Kachapeshwara temple, Lord Shiva is the presiding deity in the form a turtle or Kachapa and hence... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
sbabu1671
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Kanchipuram Village, Kanchipuram, India
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

It is at the Kachapeshwarar Temple that the Lord Shiva can be seen being worshipped by Lord Vishnu in the form of a tortoise. This image can be viewed on sculptures and engravings that have ornated this beautiful temple from start to end. This concept...More

Thank akhilchandu
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Kachapeshwara temple, Lord Shiva is the presiding deity in the form a turtle or Kachapa and hence the Kachapeshwara temple. Massive temple, enter and we will find a sacred water tank. Dip in this holy tank is blessed with good health. There is a Lord...More

Thank sbabu1671
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

This temple is very easy to locate - next to bus stand - as you turn right towards Kumara Kotam; present on the left side. It is at the Kachapeshwarar Temple that the Lord Shiva can be seen being worshiped by Lord Vishnu in the...More

Thank Karthik R
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

This is another big temple complex in the heart of the town, close to Kumarakottam, and in line with the Kanchi kamakoti mutt. To the exterior it looks ordinary but once you step into the complex you just feel it is wonderful to witness the...More

Thank happysmile2016
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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Ancient Siva temple with beautiful linga.It is well maintained and neat.It is one of the main attraction in kanchi.Signs of temple being a Pallava era temple is seen in pillars present on the open ground. Try to visit it with parents it's perfect place.

Thank Latheesh C
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

This temple is situated on the same lane where we have the Kamakoti Mutt. A Well maintained Temple with a Big Temple tank within the premises. No photography is allowed in this temple. You have shrines for Ganesha, Murugan and other dieties in this Temple....More

Thank BalaHier
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

Sprawling complex with a tank inside the temple. The main shine is of God shiva. In the evening, Local people visit the place not only for worshi but for spending time with their friends and relatives

1  Thank Mohan2013
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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We had visited Kachabeshwara temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva during our sightseeing in Kanchipuram. It is an ancient temple complex(built by Pallava dynasty) of decent size having a pond(where pilgrims can wash their feet) and tall gopurams(temple tower) showcasing beautiful Dravidian style architecture....More

Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed April 14, 2016

Very old Siva temple. It is believed that Vishnu, in his incarnation as Kurma Avatar, had worshipped Lord Siva in this temple.

1  Thank Kanchan58
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Reviewed January 17, 2016

we visited this temple evening of 15/1/2016. temple wasnt much crowded. a good temple. please dont miss it. we felt happy

2  Thank Unnikrishnan_RP
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