Mahabalipuram, the temple town of India located along the shores of Bay of Bengal. This historic place is located at a of 60 kms from south of Chennai. The city is well connected through a network of roads from Chennai and other important cities of South India. Many of the Resorts Mahabalipuram are strategically located close to the tourist spots. Mahabalipuram is connected by road to Chennai, Tirukkalikundram (Pakshithirtham), Kanchipuram (65 km), and Pondicherry.
Place to visit and sightseeing:
Mahabalipuram Beach: At the distance of 58 km south of Chennai, this beach is lying at the shore of Bay Of Bengal. beach is popular among tourists for indulging in beach activities like sunbathing, diving, wind surfing and motor boating. The beach is beautiful, white and clean, and can be enjoyed abundantly by tourists.
Five Rathas: The structures are called Rathas because of their peculiar architecture and shape. These Five Rathas are named after the Pandavas and other characters of Mahabharata. UNESCO has classified this architectural work as a World Heritage Site. They are excellent examples of the evolution of Dravidian style architecture.
Shore Temple: The Shore Temple is located on the seashore of the Bay of Bengal, hence it is known by the name mentioned. Shore Temple, which dates back to 8th century AD, is a combination of three shrines. The temple is globally famous for its history and its architectural brilliance.
Tigers Caves: At a distance of 5 km to the north of Mahabalipuram, Tigers Cave is located near Salurankuppam village. There are giant yet impressive figures placed in front of the caves. This spectacular mandap contains a shrine that is solely dedicated to the wondrous goddess Durga.
Arjunas Penance: Arjunas penance is one of the most famous stone carvings at Mahabalipuram. It is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984. This place is named after Arjuna, the hero of Mahabharata. It is believed that here Arjuna performed penance to attain lord Shivas weapon.
Crocodile Bank: The Crocodile Bank is located 14 kilometers away from Mahabalipuram town. It is one of the largest Crocodile breeding centre in India. It holds a varied species of Indian and African alligators and crocodiles.
Alamparai Fort: The leftovers of Alamparai Fort aka Alampara lie somewhere around Kadappakkam, a village 50 km from Mamallapuram on the land overlooking the sea. Constructed during the Mughal period, and the Fort once had a 100 metre long harbour stretching into the sea.
Brishnas Butter Ball: At Mahabalipuram the 20 feet high and 5 meter wide rock estimated to weigh over 250 tons seems to pull off a balancing act like no other. It’s been there for over 1200 years, seemingly defying the laws of physics.
Thirukadalmallai: Thirukadalmallai Temple is built by the Pallava King at Mahabalipuram to protect the sculptures from the waves of ocean. The temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu, known as Valavendai Gnanapiran. This temple is also called Sthalasayana Perumal Temple and is considered as one of 108 holy abodes of Lord Vishnu.
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