- Famous for: Architecture, Scenery, History
- Entrance Fee:10 per person for Indians and Rs.250 per person for foreigners
- Visiting Time: 6 AM to 6 PM
- Visit Duration: 2 hours to 3 hours
A historic town dating back to almost 4th century B.C., Mahabalipuram, located in the colourful state of Tamil Nadu is a destination that is naturally as beautifully rich as its history is. Also, known as Mamallapuram, the sculptures and carvings from this ancient town and renowned around the world. A site of wonderful beaches, Mahabalipuram has been a cherished holiday destination specially among the religious crowd. Age old temples and structures fill the city with dazzling sights among the glorious display of nature. Enumerated here are ten of the best resorts in Mahabalipuram that will jazz up your holiday.
Located in the Kancheepuram district, Mahabalipuram is one of the oldest cities in India and is known for its various stone carved monuments and ancient temples. Mahabalipuram, located in Tamilnadu was a port town during the 1st Century to 140 AD and was ruled by the ancient Pallava dynasty. The Pallava Kings Mahendravarman I and Narsimhavarman I have been attributed with the commissioning of most of the monuments back in the 7th and 8th century AD. The groups of monuments located here have also been deemed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Here’s the list of the must-visit places in Mahabalipuram.