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Carved out of rock, Monuments at Mahabalipuram deserved their World Heritage designation as the world's biggest open-air rock relief. This complex of 40 odd temples dates back to the 7th and 8th centuries. See cave sanctuaries, temples shaped like chariots made of sandstone, and thousands of sculptures of Shiva. A masterpiece of Indian art, a bas-relief depicting the goddess Durga killing a buffalo-headed demon remains among the site's highlights. By using our Mahabalipuram tour builder tool , you can arrange your visit to Monuments at Mahabalipuram and other attractions in Mahabalipuram.
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Private Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $21
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Chennai Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram Temples and Caves Private Day Trip BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $49
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram Reviews
낮에가연 너무도우니 오후시간에 가면 좋을듯합니다. 여기서 해안가 템플 까지는 오트릭샤를 타보는것도 새로운 경험이 될것입니다 more »The staff is very helpful and the location is good. The Waterfront temple is also a new experience for the Otrick Charles
Not ideal to visit in May unless u have local guide who can help to learn and avoid roaming cluelessly. Maintenance could have been better, few spots didn’t have much of a sign board or info. Walk aro... more »
The place is very beautiful and the area is very clean. The temple there is very beautiful to see and take pictures off. The view of the beach from there is also very nice. But there's nothing else to do there except take pictures of the monuments and the scenery.
The old temple at the beach gives a nostalgic feeling while watching the ruins. Imagining the grandeur that would have been. With the sound of waves around. A dazzling array of centuries-old ruins along the coast. It is a bit of a drive outside Chennai but is well worth it. The scale and age of these relics is hard to imagine for a westerner. There are many sites all within a somewhat contained area so be sure to set aside several hours.
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