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These sculptures are wonderfully designed and made. It was excellent and it's a great work it shows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hyderabad, India
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A 1300 year old edifice to grandeur, glory, beauty and power

The stone cut sculptures of Mahabalipuram is a perfect example of Pallava dynasty at its peak. Many... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These sculptures are wonderfully designed and made. It was excellent and it's a great work it shows Indian culture.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank darshankrish9991
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The stone cut sculptures of Mahabalipuram is a perfect example of Pallava dynasty at its peak. Many sculptures are still awaiting to be discovered. Most of the pagodas are underwater except one and the one on land is slowly but surely eroded by strong sea...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Its indeed an inspiration to see an awesome piece of poised outcome through continual dedication and hard work.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PrasadB196
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended visit. Thousands of years ago imagine the use of lathe machine for cutting stones and making pillars. Superb work on rocks depicting Ganga coming down as Bhagirath does the penance.beautiful Lakshmi varaha carvings. The five rathas or actually different types of architecture existing...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank vijays2924
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with my wife last year on way to Pondicherry from Chennai. Globally renown for its shore temples, Mahabalipuram was the second capital of the Pallava kings of Kanchipuram. 58 kilometres from Chennai on the Bay of Bengal, this tiny sea - side...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Arunverma
Reviewed 23 November 2017

If you visit Mahabalipuram you will gaze at exquisite rock cut temples or rather that are some of the finest examples in India. This place has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. In the centre of the village is an immense frieze that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Colliedog58
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good place on Route pondicherry-chennai. Half day is good to cover all places. Not very good place, plan only if passing by. Good hotels to stay around this place. Visit if you like Archeological sites and have interest in history. Humpi is better place.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank AmitChheda
Reviewed 5 November 2016

One place that no one should miss when visiting Chennai - Pondicherry area. The drive is good, beach is clean & temples/sculptures are exquisite. Mythology, History & Natural beauty blends into one & this is it.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank krishruchi2016
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Mahabalipuram, is a town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, around 60 km south of the city of Chennai, .It was a port city of the South Indian dynasty of the Pallavas, now world heritage site. It was during the rule...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank nanditabasu
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A tribe of stone sculptors used huge stones to practice carving temples out of rock! They have carved small temples, statues and a variety of other oddities. The whole population however seems to have been wiped out whist living and doing this leaving some of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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