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Monuments at Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram, India
+91 44 2744 3636
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Many interesting rock-cut temples and giant open-air reliefs from the 7th and 8th centuries.
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Mahabalipuram, India
+91 44 2744 3636
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit here , mostly for architecture lovers love this place, every one get mesmerised seeing this place and sculptures, now a days it's too difficult to do like that. Incredible place to visit with their family members and youngsters also.

Thank eshwar k
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mostly rock sculptures... Place is famous for sculptures which are craved from rock... You can finds lots of these here to but also... Slightly crowded... One time visit...

Thank Rufus V
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mahabalipuram town has wonderful carvings on stone. This town where you will fine multiple Rock –cut carvings, especially the Five Rathas (Five Chariots) are really amazing. In fact some of the rock-cut carvings are made on single rock and this makes the carvings in this...More

Thank ravishankurr
Reviewed 5 days ago

decently managed. splendid monuments. though there is a lot of litter around, perhaps we indians do not like to keep our heritage clean. lots of plastic garbage is left around. Read about the monuments before visiting, will help in knowing the context

Thank Aashish S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see sight when you vist this town. If your hotel is anywhere near the town then I suggest you take a walk to this monument. You will see so much more on the way and enjoy joining in with the local culture.

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just walk across and appreciate the carvings of that era on stones. The town is very small and all the areas of interest are withing walking distance

Thank GGG0202
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. It's good place to go with family and spend 2-3 hr. 2. It's amazing place, kept it very nicely by concern dept. 3. It's our heritage site and can be informative to our kids.

Thank Nitin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suggest to visit in winters, only Problem is that the sun is too high in May, monuments and other stuffs are good, also one advise, no need to take any separate guide, everything is there on Google, that's enough for basic knowledge

Thank Sunny J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a monument completely made in a single rock. It is a heritage monument and presently maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. They date back to more than 1000 years. Worth visiting and never miss it.

Thank maryberlin85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mahabalipuram Beach and Monuments are one of my best liking place, its was very soft and silient place and the one Rock is Amazing and excellent, I didn't believe how they work without a technology. Even our Modern Technology cannot be perfect as that.. I...More

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Mathews P
What is the perfect time to reach Mahabalipuram? Is a day enough to see the places?
January 10, 2017|
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Response from Pssnt_traveller | Reviewed this property |
A day would be enough to see all the monuments and also relax for a while. Avoid visiting places there in the afternoon as it can be pretty hot. You can drive in the morning such that you reach by lunch time, get into a nice... More
Pavan H
Is this place open on sundays??
January 4, 2017|
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Debagni S
Can I get the entrance tickets booked through online for the shore temple
November 24, 2016|
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Response from Sidkumar | Reviewed this property |
tickets are easily available at the counter. Also one ticket will allow you to go to all monuments. Don't think you need to go the online way.