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Mahishasura Rock

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Free proud of your past

Amazing archeology sites that too from around 600ce perfect place to visit if you are with... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Ambalapuzha, Kerala, India
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What a shame

We did not know about the Mahishasura Rock untill our guide, Boo told us. It was uncovered after... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Jul 28, 2018
“Free proud of your past ”
May 31, 2018
“What a shame”
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Shore Temple Rd | Fisherman Colony, Mahabalipuram, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much in the beach, a rock formation converted to a temple reminds also about the tsunami catastrophy

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing archeology sites that too from around 600ce perfect place to visit if you are with family.... And also if your are a couple...

Thank aneeshhnair
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We did not know about the Mahishasura Rock untill our guide, Boo told us. It was uncovered after the tsunami a few years ago. It is a shame because people were walking all over it, and sadly is deteriorating at alarming rate, such a shame...More

Thank omega132857
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The Mahishasura Rock is located in one corner in the Sea Shore Temple premise. One can easily miss the same among the other attractions. A couple of minutes can be spend admiring the beautiful sculptured rock.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

I saw it through the fence and made my way around on another day. I’m glad I did. I wanted to see as many of these as possible. I’m glad I didn’t miss this one.

Thank Iratdog
Reviewed September 28, 2017

This rock is one of the best attractions in Mahabalipuram. This lion face rock is sculpted to attract tourists from all over the world to know about the Pallava dynasty.

Thank Kumar R
Reviewed September 3, 2017

This small rock is inside the shore temple itself. This rock is actually lion but sculpted in the Chinese dragon style. There is mahiishasura martini Devi inside the mouth of the lion. Unique sclpute

Thank plpalani
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This is probably the most secret and most neglected archaeological sculpture in Mahabalipuram. When you enter the beach from Othavadai street and walk towards Shore Temple, there is a lone rock near the fence of Shore Temple. Anyone can ignore it as a normal piece...More

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