©

Kanchipuram District trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Tamil Nadu  /  Kanchipuram District

Kanchipuram District

4.4
Sacred & Religious Sites · Ruins · Landmarks
Kanchipuram district is a district in the northeast of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. In Early Days Chengalpattu is called as the District. In Later Kanchipuram is considered as a District. It is bounded in the west by Vellore District and Thiruvannamalai District, in the north by Tiruvallur District and Chennai District, in the south by Viluppuram District and in the east by the Bay of Bengal. It lies between 11° 00' to 12° 00' latitudes and 77° 28' to 78° 50' longitudes. The district has a total geographical area of 4432km2 and coastline of 57km. The town of Kanchipuram is the district headquarters. The Chennai International Airport is located in Tirusulam in Kanchipuram district now under Greater Chennai Corporation Limit. In 2011, Kancheepuram district had a population of 3,998,252, with a sex-ratio of 986 females for every 1,000 males.The district produces over 15,000 engineering graduates every year, same as Gujarat state.HistoryThe history of Kanchi can be traced back to several centuries BCE. The place finds its name in Patanjali's Mahabhashya, written in the 2nd century BC. Manimekalai, the famous Tamil classic, and Perumpanattu Padai, a great Tamil poetical work, vividly describe Kanchipuram city, as it was at the beginning of the Christian era.
Put Kanchipuram District at the heart of your travel plans by using our India holiday builder app.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Kanchipuram District

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Hidden gems in Kanchipuram District

4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Kanchipuram District

4.4
Duration: 2 hours
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Kanchipuram District

4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Kanchipuram District

5.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.7
Duration: 2 hours