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Day Tour to Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram from Chennai

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Stop At: Kailasanatha Temple, Kanchipuram India

Kailasanathar Temple is built by the Pallava Dynasty during the first quarter of eighth century with red sandstone and has innumerable carvings of Pallva art,  

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Vishnu Kanchi, Kanchipuram 631501 India

One of the most famous architectural masterpiece temple in Kanchipuram

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ekambareswarar Temple, Ekambaranathar Sannidhi Street, Kanchipuram 631502 India

Ekambareswarar Temple complex houses many halls; the most notable is the thousand-pillared hall built during the Vijayanagar period, the pillars sculpted with intricate figures indicating various legends and avatars of Shiva

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kamakshi Amman Temple, 24 A Sanathi Street Tirukalvanoor, Kanchipuram 631502 India

Kamakshi Amman Temple was most probably built by the Pallava kings, It is sacred as one of the three Sakti peethas of India. 

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sea Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram India

Seashore Temple is a five-storied rock-cut structural temple more willingly than monolithical,  

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pancha Rathas, Kancheepuram District, Mahabalipuram India

The Five Rathas - The Dharmaraja, Bhima, Arjuna and Draupadi rathams have been carved out of one single boulder. Arjuna's Penance an open air rock carving which depicts the story of how the holy river Ganges came into earth from the heavens led by Arjuna.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Krishna's Butter Ball, E Raja St, Mahabalipuram 603104 India

Krishna's Butter Ball is a gigantic granite boulder resting on a short incline which has approximately 6 meters high and 5 meters wide  with weighs around 250 tons.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Arjuna's Penance, West Raja Street Near Ganesha Ratha, Mahabalipuram 603104 India

Measuring 96 by 43 feet (29 m × 13 m), it is a giant open-air rock relief carved on two monolithic rock boulders. The legend depicted in the relief is the story of the descent of the sacred river Ganges to earth from the heavens led by Bhagiratha. The waters of the Ganges are believed to possess supernatural powers

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tiger Cave, Mahabalipuram 603104 India

The sculpture of loins and tigers on the entrance of the cave gives it the name of Tiger Caves

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Mahabalipuram India

Monuments visit

Duration: 1 hour
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