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Address: Kanchipuram Village, Kanchipuram, India

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Another Mid Sized Shiva Temple

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2016
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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 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. No Seperate shrine for Goddess is available in this temple or in any shiva temple... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 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. It is located at a busy crossing hence we had a difficult time parking our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

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

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Also visited this holy temple, 2nd time in year 2015. Kachabeswarar temple is a Shiva temple, and Lord Shiva, the main deity of this temple is called as Kachabeswarar. This is a neat and cleanTemple.The goddess is called as Soundarambikai. The temple has big Raja gopuram (temple tower) and very big in area. The temple also houses other idols such... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Another historic temple in Kanchi that is located right in the heart of the town. It is literally juxtaposed with the hustle and bustle that one can find in the centre of a temple town. Lots of traffic outside, lots of noise, but the moment you enter the temple precincts, it is calm, tranquil and its like entering a different... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Another good temple to visit. Here Lord Vishnu prayed to Lord Shive in the form of tortoise. This is also a big temple and has a history. Sivalingam is having similarity with Ekambareshwarar temple

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

This also leading temple of Lord Shiva in Kanchipuram. Lord shiva is here known as Lachapeshwar. we visited the temple at night on 25.2,2015 and feel happy to offer prayer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Kachapeshwar Temple is located in the midst of kanchipuram town, within one km from bus stand and very near to Kumarakottam / Kamakshi Amman temple. A very large open space, temple tank, and shrines for various gods. A very ancient Shiva temple. We visited in the morning and could see the pooja in a divine atmosphere. Many people miss this... More 

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