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Sea Shore Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites
Ganesh Ratha Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites
Varaha Cave Temple
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram
#1 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
The monuments of mahabalipuram are ancient Indian sculptures dating back to 8th century A.D. well preserved historical sights and one of the UNESCO world heritage sights It's totally worth a visit.
Located right in the centre of Mamallam town, it's a must-visit to explore the Mamallam Rock Caves - an ancient archeological site where caves and small temples have been carved out of huge rock formations dating...
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Descent Of The Ganges
#2 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Amazing Carvings and Some really well maintained Historic Site.
These carvings are the epitome of Pallava art and this World Heritage Site is a must visit for all....
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Arjuna's Penance
#3 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Sun is gradually rising atop us .... its now the time to visit other sites like Krishna's Butter Ball, Varaha cave temple and many more ....... Over-all, an amazing site to enjoy if you are fond of sculptures ....
... in the town of Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu and it's also known as the Descent of Ganga and it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site one must visit this place to view the beautiful carvings on stones it's awesome.
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Pancha Rathas
#4 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
... monolithic rock structures, built by the Pallavas in early 7th century A.D. These structures are a group of monuments protected by Archeological Survey of India (ASI) and is part of the UNESCO Heritage Site.
... the auspices of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site inscribed by UNESCO as Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram...each of the five monuments in the Pancha Rath...
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Varaha Cave Temple
#5 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
A self - guided walking tour of the ruins in Mahabalipuram is an excellent way to see the sites including this Varaha Cave Temple ..... Just amazing !!! Worth spending some great time here and to admire the ski...
The Varaha Cave Temple is an exquisite gem of the ancient South Indian architecture...the rock-cut Hindu temple is located in the ancient city of Mahabalipuram...it is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage site name...
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Sea Shore Temple
#6 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
... feels mesmerized with beauty of it but this could have been conserved or preserved better as these are our national assets All temples in this campus are great and the newly found sites having well was also great
It's a structural Temple built with blocks of granite and it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it's one of the Oldest Structural Stone Temple of South India and it's also serves as "A landmark by day and "A Beaco...
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Krishna's Butter Ball
#7 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
This butter ball is obviously necessary as a picture moment, but the small hill and park within which this is located is quite picturesque as well - makes a lovely stroll with a great breeze and view along the top...
This is an easy walk up and a fun way to enjoy the marvels that make up the ancient architecture of this historic site.
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Krishna Mandapam
#8 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
One of the temples in sandstone at this site, in a park, with some ornate work on pillars and inside
The Krishna mandapam cave is part of the group of monuments at Mahabalipuram under UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Ganesh Ratha Temple
#9 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
A self - guided walking tour of the ruins in Mahabalipuram is an excellent way to see the sites.
One of the active temples in the park, just inside main entrance with offerings to be made and a view inside
Mahabalipuram Lighthouse
#10 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Cheap to climb this working lighthouse, so fascinating to see the light and to see the views from the top - wonderful panorama of an area: sea, sand and amazing temples/rock carvings.
when you reach the lighthouse you can walk up the lighthouse and take in the awesome breathtaking view for yourself i Recommend going with friends or family or with someone .
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Tiger Cave
#11 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
We visited all the important monuments and UNESCO World Heritage sites at Mahabalipuram for 3 days.
A must visit for a traveler who is interested in heritage sites Part of the pallav dynasty marvel.
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Sri Sthala Sayanaperumal Temple
#12 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Most foreign tourists come to Mahabalipuram for the archaeological sites, but this temple in the middle of town should not be missed.
Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa
#13 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Mahishasura Rock
#14 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Amazing archeology sites that too from around 600ce perfect place to visit if you are with family....
Raya Gopura
#15 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Another temple on top, this one quite impressive with its pillars standing and views out from the top and end of city
Karukathamman Temple
#16 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Mukunda Nayanar Temple
#17 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Olakkannesvara Temple
#18 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Ramanuja Mandapam shrine, Mahabalipuram Hill
#19 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram
Lion Throne Mahabalipuram Hill
#20 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Mahabalipuram