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Mahabalipuram Beach, Tamilnadu

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Mahabalipuram BeachLocation -58 kms towards the south of Chennai, on the shore of Bay Of Bengal

How to Reach -Mahabalipuram is well connected through air, rail and road networks. The nearest airport of Chennai connects Mahabalipuram with other major cities of India and the world through frequent flights and trains. In terms of the road transport buses to and from Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai et al ply to Mahabalipuram.

Best Time to Visit - The best time to visit Mahabalipuram Beach November to February.

About Mahabalipuram Beach
Throbbing with live atmosphere, the Mamallapuram Beach has something for everyone. The Bay Of Bengal and the balmy breeze of the sea with sandy zones renders a combination perfect for the tourists. The rock chiseled architecture, cultural festivals hosted by Department of Tourism of the Government of Tamil Nadu and the resorts pep up your fatigue soul. Join the nature's treat and catch her live at Mahabalipuram Beach.

Attraction in Mahabalipuram
Dakshinachitra
An awesome heritage center you can visit Dakshinachitra while you are coming down Chennai to Mahabalipuram. The atmosphere and the milieu will transport you to the era of 19th century with traditional craftspersons and folk artists work. These skilled people were mainly residing at Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Arjuna's Penance
With this piece, Mamallapuram boasts of having the ancient connections. The Arjuna's Penance has world's largest bas-relief measuring 27m x 9m, is the pride of Mahabalipuram. Look minutely and you will find the pictures of Gods, Demigods, men, beasts, birds and representing the entire creation.

Mahabalipuram Beach Five Rathas
Five temples in a row in five different styles. They are also known as the "Pancha Pandava Rathas". Out of these five, four of the Rathas are supposed to have carved out of a single rock formation.

Tiger's Cave
The Tiger Cave is situated at 4-km north of the main monument complex. It was an open-air theater, where cultural programmes were held. Being very near the sea, the place is exotic and serene.

Shore Temple
The Shore Temple is a 8th century temple made in Dravidian style. These monuments look more beautiful at night when they are floodlit.

Other Beaches
There are other beaches like Corbyn and Chirya Tapu, Radhanagar Beach, Karmatang Beach and Ramnagar Beach that have water sports and bathing facilities.

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