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Krishna's Butter Ball

Near the Ganesh Ratha | Near the Ganesh Ratha, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 44 2744 2226
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Near the Ganesh Ratha | Near the Ganesh Ratha, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 44 2744 2226
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing to see here. It's just a geological formation. But as it's on the path between the other rock carvings and temples, can stop and click a couple of snaps here.

Thank Ranjana2727
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can spend time here... To see the various architecture details and sculptures here... Slightly crowded at times... Moderately maintained... Could improve..

Thank Rufus V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge rock being supported on its own over a big rock. Center of gravity perfectly balanced. A must visit and treat for eyes.

Thank GGG0202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1. It's Superb sculpture by Nature. 2. How it lean on edge, interesting subject to understand for everyone and that is for so many centuries.

Thank Nitin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the rare stone on stone attraction at mahabalipuram. This stone is the special attraction and a must visit places.

Thank spaslawar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a rock stuck at unbelievable geometry on top of a ground.This is part of ASI maintained monuments and is good place to visit with family.located to next Arjuna's penance mo ument.City centre is close by.There is an old Vishnu temple to visit nearby.

Thank biswajit1411
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first saw this in some history show on TV. I was fascinated to see it myself. Nobody knows how the rock is stable on the incline. Tick pushing the rock off your to-do list.

Thank AakashT91
Reviewed May 22, 2017

As you walk around Mahabalipuram, there are things that are in the guide books. This is one of them. A big rock that has not rolled down the hill.

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed May 22, 2017

It is a fun and exciting site to visit. It is amazing to see such a huge ball of a rock seated precariously at the top of a barren hill... as many people sat in its shadow, many were trying their luck in pushing the...More

Thank JaniceSimson
Reviewed May 16, 2017

a very nice scene, how a big ball of stone is lying on a roof of barren mountain,a lovely scene,many things are there side by it

Thank Kapil K
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