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Kanchipuram orKanchiorKancheepuram, is a famous temple city in the Indian state ofTamil Nadu. It served as the capital city of thePallava Kingdom. It is also known by its former names Kanchiampathi, Conjeevaram, and the nickname “The City of Thousand Temples” . It is now the Administrative headquarters ofKanchipuram district. Kanchipuram is located 72 kilometers fromChennai, the capital city of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India. Kancheepuram is located 14 Kilometers from our Project site.Kanchipuram is considered one of the seven holiest cities to theHindusof India. In Hinduism, akṣetrais a sacred ground, a field of active power, a place where moksha, final release can be obtained. TheGaruda Puranaenumerates seven cities as providers of moksha, namelyAyodhya,Mathura,Haridwar,Varanasi, ,DvarakaandKanchipuram.