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The carvings on the wall of the Rayagopuram is pretty simple. This structure looks like an entrance... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Dinesh_cbe
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Coimbatore, India
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Awesome...No other words to describe. I went to this place on May with my family. They all enjoyed... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
vijmail99
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

The carvings on the wall of the Rayagopuram is pretty simple. This structure looks like an entrance of a castle. Good for few shots.

Thank Dinesh_cbe
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Awesome...No other words to describe. I went to this place on May with my family. They all enjoyed it thoroughly.

Thank vijmail99
Reviewed August 16, 2017

If you are in Mahabalipuram for a leisurely trip or if you are in Mahabalipuram as an earnest explorer, you can visit this attraction if you keep walking south from the Varaha cave. It is usually secluded since this is not a well-known attraction, and...More

Thank Nilay170
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

This is an unfinished monument tried by Vijayanagara kings. Only base is prepared. Similar one exists opposite to Sthala sayanna temple in bus stand. You can imagine any Gopuram in Hampi, to visualise how it would have looked if completed.

Thank SrinivasaB2015
Reviewed June 1, 2017

i am visited this place many times, last time when i visited i know this place name its a part of Mahaballipuram.

Thank InfoIndia Tour ... p
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is a huge temple tower in front of the temple carved out of stone. Nice to visits in the mornings.

Thank karthikeya r
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Visited briefly whilst in the area, but there are far more impressive monuments to see nearby.If time is limited then spend more time at nearby attractions.

Thank Biddy50
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Raya Gopura is another of Mahabalipuram's hill monuments, but compared to the others, is not that impressive. The reason is that this monument is incomplete and hence, does not quite leave the same impact that the others do. Being on top of a hill, it...More

Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Yet another of the Pallava monuments scattered all over Mamallapuram hill, this temple is different- not a Rathas or a mandapams. Unfortunately, no signage explaining its significance or history, but good views over Mamallapuram and some lovely carvings.

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed December 21, 2016

We just started up the hill from the left side of the panch pandav cave and found some stares carved out of the stones and reached this place, which was above average in my opinion but it sure felt old.

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