Mahabalipuram

mahabalipuram

Place was built by Narasimha I (second quarter of 7th century A.D) of Pallava dynasty. Famous for Monolithic Chariots and Cave temples, Bas relief panels on walls and last but not the least, Shore Temple.

This place attracts art lovers and research scholars from all over the world. The status of UNESCO Heritage Site made the place more prominence in the tourist circuit. Stunning sculptures and ancient structures made the place unique in South India.

Place was famous for Seven Pagodas of which only Pagoda which is now existing is Shore Temple.Mahabalipuram-shore temple

Pacha Pandava Chariot:mahabalipuram pancha chariot Single Granite stone was used for to built these Chariots with the influence of Buddhist and Ajanta and Ellora cave architecture.

Arjuna in meditation,mahabalipuram arjunas penanace and 10 Cave templesmahabalipuram MahabVaraha2 are important architectural structures in Mamallapuram.

Connectivity: Well connected by the Road network. Place is just 55 km from Chennai and it takes One Hour to reach.

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