Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram

Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram

A little 7th century seaside town , an hour away from Chennai is famous for its rock-hewn temples, sculptures and the world’s largest stone bass relief. In addition there is crocodile farm, snake venom extracting centre , school dof art and sculpture and the beach ofcourse that attracts many tourist to this destination.

Nearly every quintessential South India tour that starts from Chennai will include Mamallapuram in its itinerary.

    Best Time to Go?

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November to February

March to May are summers and pretty hot and humid

June onwards are Monsoons till July and August

Why Go Here?

Beach, Rock Sculputures and quintessential part of south India cultural tour

Any Fairs and Festivals in Mamallapuram?

Dance festival held on every Friday , Satuarday and Sunday from December 25 to January 31

Also during Pongal in month of January -  Pongal celebrations are made

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