Sri-Kachabeswarar-Temple is a very old temple of Lord Shiva in Kanchipuram near Kamakshi Amman temple. Though it is very ancient, it is not part of padal petra sthalam. Maybe the poems were lost in time. However, the temple gets a mention in Dhandiyalangaaram – an ancient tamil grammar book. The temple also gets a mention in Kanchi puranam.
According to legends, the temple Lord Shiva was worshipped by Sri Vishnu
The temple architecture is breathtaking with brilliant pillars made of granite. The temple is located near Sri Ekambareswarar temple and portrays Pallava architecture.