2 days in Mahabalipuram Itinerary

2 days in Mahabalipuram Itinerary

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Mahabalipuram

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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 landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, contemplate the long history of Krishna Mandapam, then make a trip to Arjuna's Penance, and finally explore the ancient world of Sea Shore Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Head underground at Mahishasuramardini Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Varaha Cave Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Descent Of The Ganges, and finally make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram driving holiday planner .

In January, daytime highs in Mahabalipuram are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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