Varadharaja Perumal Temple in Kanchipuram is also popularly known as Hastagiri Temple or Attiyuran. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the 108 Divya Desams where Alwar or 12 saints went. Like other Vishnu temples, this temple is also located in the Vishnu Kanchi part of Kanchipuram. According to legend, Hindu scholar Ramanuja stayed in the temple for some part of his life. Locals refer to this temple as well as Ekambareswarar Temple and Kamakshi Amma Temple as Mumurtivasam or Teen Ka Vaas. The temple is also called Perumal Koil and devotees of Lord Vishnu must come here. Due to an annual festival held every year, the temple is quite popular among locals as well as foreign tourists. At this festival, you can see a huge umbrella which is regularly considered as a gesture of the beginning of festivals. Another major festival or Brahmotsavam is held in the months of May and June.
Places to visit near Varadharaja Perumal Temple
The Varadharaja Perumal Temple has so many famous tourist attractions in its proximity which include Sri Ulagalanda Perumal Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, Sri Ekambareswarar Temple, Sri Vaikuntha Perumal Temple, etc.
Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram Timings: 6:00 A.M. to 12 noon and 4:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram Entry Fees: Nil