September 21, 2014

Enathur

Site Name: Enathur
Site Type: Temple
Location:  Near Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu state, India
Highlights: 120 feet statue of Adi Shankara
Nearest Railway Station: Kanchipuram
Nearest Airport: Chennai
How to reach: Well connected by road from Kanchipuram
Hotel: A lot of options in Kanchipuram
Restaurants: Varieties of options in Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram is an ancient town located near Chennai city in South India which is famous for temples. It is said that there are about 1000 temples in Kanchipuram. 

Enathur is a small village near Kanchipuram. The village is popular for its 120 feet high statue of Adi Shankara. Nowhere else such a tall statue of Shankara is found and hence this site is unique.  Right behind the statue, there is a library that contains large collection of rare manuscripts from various parts of India.

Happy travelling.

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