1 day in Mahabalipuram Itinerary

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Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, then delve into the distant past at Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, then don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance, and finally explore the ancient world of Sea Shore Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mahabalipuram online trip builder .

In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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