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Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram (Mammalla-puram) (Tamil Nadu)

Mahabalipuram situated on the shore of Bay of Bengal, offers the visitor monumental rock-cut temples, carved out shrines and open air sculptural relief of celestial beings and animals. The mandapams with fine sculptures, the Arjuna's penance, the shore temple, the five Rathas (sculptured temples in the style of chariots), Tiger Cave, museum, beach, etc are other attractions.