Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple
Kanchi Kailasanathar temple was built in 7th century AD by a Pallava king named Rajasimha known as Narasimhavarman II. This Kanchi Kailasanathar temple is famous for its magnificent Vimana, the gopuram over the Sanctum Sanctorum. It speaks volumes of architectural beauty that flourished in the reign of Pallava King. Kailasanatha temple is the biggest sandstone temple in the world.
Dedicated to the Lord Shiva, Kailashanatha Temple (means “Lord of the Cosmic Mountain”), was built in the tradition of temples that celebrate the cosmic mountain with the summit, which is not only the highest point of the earth but also the earth’s navel, the point at which the Creation began.