Kanchi Kamakshi Temple

Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple

Kanchi Kamakshi Temple – History, Location, Timings, Pooja/ Darshan Details, Archana Details, Festivals, Accommodation, Nearby Attractions, How To Reach and Online Booking.

Kanchi Kamakshi Temple Story

Kanchi Temple is a popular temple which dedicated to goddess Kamakshi. The idol of the deity emits peace and prosperity. The temple has many rituals which are daily followed. Devotees visit the temple to seek the blessings of goddess Kamakshi. The temple is mesmerized by the chirping of birds. The temple looks spectacular in the evenings as the temple is entirely surrounded by beautiful lights.

Kanchi Kamakshi Temple Address:

New No. 6, Old No. 144/A, Kamakshi Amman Sannathi Street,

Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502, India

Kanchi Kamakshi Temple Timings:

Abhishekam- Daily 3 Times

Ticket Price Rs 1000/-

Morning 5:30 am

Morning 10:30 am

Evening  4:30 pm

Kanchi Kamakshi Temple Darshan Ticket Price:

Normal Days:

Free “Q” Line For Darshan

During Festivals:

Rs 100/- per head   Normal Pass

Rs 300/- per head VIP Pass

Rs 1000/- per head VVIP Pass

Note: Ticket Counter At Sankar Matam

Chandana Alankara:

On All Wednesdays & Saturdays

At 4.30 pm

Navavarana Pooja on Paurnamis

After 9.30 pm on all months

Sahasranaama Archana (Daily)

Ticket Price: Rs 50/-

Morning 9.00 am to 10.00 am

Evening 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Ashtotthara Archana:

Morning  7.00 am to 12.00 pm (Noon)

Evening   6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Cow Pooja:

Timings: 5:30 am Before Abhishekam

Navavarna Pooja:

During Full Moon Days Only

Ticket Price Rs 2000/-

Timings 9:30 pm

Golden Chariot Procession:

Ticket price: Rs 2000/-

Timings 7:30 pm (On Fridays, Full Moon Days, New Moon Days & 1st day of Tamil Month)








  • Devotees Who wish to offer Saree should carry Saree by themselves.
  • Rs 5/- for Normal Saree
  • Rs 10/- for Pattu Saree
  • The amount should be paid at the counter before offering Saree

Kanchi Kamakshi Temple Festivals:

  • Brahmotsavam – February “ Annual Celebration”
  • Chariot Festival “Ther”
  • Lake Festival “Theppam”
  • Navratri
  • Aadi
  • Aippasi Pooram
  • Sankara Jayanthi
  • Vasantha Utsavam

Paid Parking Available

Car Rs 30/-



Nearby Attraction:

Ekambareswarar Temple – 1 km away

Sri Kailasanthar Temple – 2 km away

Sri varadraja Perumal Temple –  4 km

How To Reach Kanchi Kamakshi Temple?

By Air:

Chennai International Airport (Nearest)         – 62.4 km

 By Train:

Kanchipuram Railway Station (Nearest)        – 3 km

By Road:

Kanchipuram Bus Station (Nearest)               – 1 km

Reference: Details


  1. Need to book for abhishegam

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      There is no online booking , it will be done thrice a day at 5.30 am , 10.30 am , 4.30 pm and it cost you Rs 1000 .
      Thank you.

  2. Hi
    I want to know the Pooja timings and prices ,please inform me

  3. how can i get a accommodation near kanchi temple

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      You need to book that online for booking accommodation online at kanchi please call at 8500 898 000.
      Thank you.

  4. Hi.sir/madam.iam Lakshmi from mysore. We r planning to come kanchipuram on Aug 9th. Can you.plese guide us about the pooja timings. And duration for darshan.

    • Dear Madam,
      Crowd is little high due to Athi Varadaraja Perumala Darshan. Darshan duration will be around 1 hour 30 mins -2 hours.

  5. Would like to perform abhishekam to kamakshi Amman next week end. Any on-line booking facility available. Is the rush at Temple during end Feb manageable.

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