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Sea Shore Temple

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing view from entrance. Beautiful Temple. We can use same entry ticket for here and pancha rathas. Temple is nearby beach. Good Maintained. After visiting we can go to beach and fun. Street shopping and local food on the way to beach.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Orangekaaran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very prominently visible from the beach are the Shore Temple, which are a combination of three shrines and date back to about 800 AD. Built using blocks of granite, the structure features Dravidian style, which is a beautiful creation by Pallavas. The top of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmitJ295
Reviewed 1 week ago

When i had visited this temple for the first time all ruins are scattered around the temple and we could not find crowd around this temple even though it is near to mahabalipuram beach.Now they reinnovated the temple and it is in a nice beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple stands on the headland within its own grassy enclosure, it dominates the area. It is being maintained well and deserves a good visit to appreciate its beauty.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lagoon08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the environment it's green and clean. Bt the sad part is we not able to enter inside the temple. Otherwise it's a very good place to spend time with family and friends.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scenic815079
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple overlooks the Bay of Bengal. It has been preserved very well and is kept clean. Go with a guide. Our tour operator arranger a guide and he was very good. Without a guide we wouldn’t have appreciated the visit as much as we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kartor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Temple complex overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. It is a structural temple, built with blocks of granite, dating from the 8th century AD. At the time of its creation,

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pretty scenic place. The Architecture is good and it looks more beautiful because of the Sea in the background. Very picturesque.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank naveenack
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

hIRE A GUIDE !! thnats the single most important part here in Mahabalipuram. ot can spell the difference between visiting rocks or seeing history. There is so much rich history and the tales to see & hear. as the guide explains, you feel like history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Just_0n_the_move
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful temple in a beautiful setting. Make sure to take your time and enjoy the wholeness of the beauty.

Date of experience: November 2018
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NikhilW75
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Response from Prerna C | Reviewed this property |
30 rupees- which covers all monuments
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Response from GautamB292 | Reviewed this property |
1. Can go early in the morning 6AM and allowed to stay till 6 PM all days of week. 2. I agree with Mr Rajiv ... the approach road is not even and there are steps to go within the compound. However, I am not sure whether the... More
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