Kancheepuram is located on the Palar River in Tamil Nadu. It is also called the ‘city of a thousand temples’. Kancheepuram is famous for its silks too. The silk weavers of Kancheepuram settled here more than 400 years ago, and silk weaving continues to be the main occupation of the people living here. In fact, the silks of Kancheevaram are reputed to be the country’s finest.