Temples of Kanchipuram

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Temples of Kanchipuram is part of the Tentative list of India in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Temples of Kanchipuram comprise 11 temples built by the Pallava dynasty. Their sculptors were innovative in their temple architecture, shifting away from the rock-cut monuments to building free-standing structural shrines. Kanchipuram is also one of the seven most significant pilgrim centres of Hinduism, mainly for both Saivites and Vaishnavites.

Map of Temples of Kanchipuram

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Temples of Kanchipuram
Country
India
Added
2021
Type
Cultural
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2021 Added to Tentative List

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