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Arulmigu Kailasanathar and Dakshinamurthy Temple - Tourist Places

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary :

If you want some time away from man made wonders, you may seek Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, which offers delightful views of birds across the world. Considered a bird watcher’s paradise and rightly so, the place would make you a wonderful photographer, if you are already not one. It is located 48 kms from the city. This is ranked amongst the oldest bird sanctuaries in India. Spread over a sprawling 74 acres of land, you will find the views stunning with migratory birds visiting the place from all over the world. The best time to visit the place would be between the months of October and March.

Kanchi Kudil :

Kanchi Kudil represents the life of the people of the city with a view to attract tourists and let them feel the essence of life as lived here. Kudil means house. The house is over 90 year old and its architecture resembles the olden style. You will get a clear picture of the entire town and its specialties. The present heritage inn was originally an ancestral house. You could gain a deep knowledge on the city, its cultural richness and heritage. Be it the food that is served here or the furniture in the inn, everything speaks of the city’s glorious past. In spite of it being built in ancestral style, you can expect to have all modern facilities that you may need.

Ekambareswarar Temple :

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple has been spoken about by Tamil poets who lived in the 2nd century. The temple had undergone many changes since then. During the rule of Pallavas, the original structure was pulled down and new temple was built. During Chola dynasty, the temple was improvised. The temple in its present form was the work of Krishnadevaraya, the most famous Vijayanagar King in the year 1509. The temple is huge and the doors are nearly 40 feet tall. The temple is a proof of the architectural splendor of the bygone era. The temple has a mango tree, which is 3500 years old.