With Kanchipuram as it headquarters, Uthiramerur is an ancient town well known for its temples, architecture, sculptures and stone inscriptions. Those days this place was called Uthiramerur Chaturvedhimangalam. The main temple here is for Sri Sundara Varadaraja Perumal, an ancient temple which is said to be built in 750 AD during Pallava rule. This is one of the few temples where you can have dharshan of Perumal on all his 3 forms.Sri Balasubramanian Temple (Murugan Temple) also adds pride to the town of Kanchipuram.
In terms of Real Estate, Uthiramerur is developing very fastly and people from all parts of the State are willing to make an investment here.