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Mamallapuram Travel Guide: 172 reviews and 671 photos
Mahabalipuram or now called Mamallapuram is one of old port of the ancient Pallava dynasty(5th and 8th centuries).Its small coastel town,59km from Madras.
Most of the monumnets are either rock cut or monolithic was
build by Narashimhavarman I Mamalla (630-to 688 AD).
As soon as you enter to main towen ,sound of chisels chipping chip chip welcomes you.
Now its one of famous beach resort centre in Tamil Nadu/South India.
From Madras one can have breezy 1 hr drive to Mamallapuram.
The new East coast road,goes along with Bay of Bengal of coast line.Can see on the way to Mamallapuram,,many private beach resorts.
Best way to see Mamallapuram is stay one of beach resort&enjoy swimming&date with its Pallavas magnificent rock -cut temples.
Have a look my travalogue for more pics.
This is view from Mamallapuram from old light house,can see the turquoise blue waters of the Bay of Bengal &greenery of near lighhouse.
The pics is one of bas-reliefs,Arjuna's Penance, skillfully carved,man taking milk from cow.
Walls of Madapam,can see many art motifs showing commom man's day day life activity.
- Pros:Magnificent rock cut Templs&beach!!
- In a nutshell:Architecturel beauty!!
Mamallapuram is well connected to Roads,Can go by car,or Bus.Its hardely 1 hr drive from Madras. To see places,if you... more travel advice
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