An exploration of Sea Shore Temple, a World Heritage Site, allows you to see how a historic trade junction became a place of worship. As you approach this 8th-century temple, notice how the site's outdoor pavilions were carved in granite rock. Dravidian architecture at its best, the shrine serves as both a popular tourist attraction and a major pilgrimage site, known for its many elaborate sculptures depicting various Hindu deities. Take a look at our Mahabalipuram trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Sea Shore Temple and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Sea Shore Temple Reviews
La nostra guida ci ha spiegato la storia - o leggenda - dietro questo tempio in riva all’oceano. Merita una visita, sia per la bellezza che per il contesto more »Our guide explained the story - or legend - behind this oceanside temple. It's worth a visit, both for the beauty and the context
Mooie tempel, leuk om complex te bekijken, in verhouding wel wat prijzig - dus goed nadenken of je dat er voor over hebt. more »Nice temple, nice to see complex, in proportion a bit pricey-so think carefully if you have that for it.
This place is one of the wonders of ancient history. Very peaceful and best for relaxation on weekdays and on winters. Very good place to spend leisure time. Very good place of Indian history and rich Indian culture.This place Carries a unique style of people remembrance about their knowledge and wisdom thousands of years back. This is a living monument and historical representation even after so many natural calamities stands tall.
Momentous. But, sad that the government has implemented entry fee system that costs too much for the site. Located right next to the sea, the place provides you with a sense of calm and peace. Visit here in the evening (before 6,which is the maximum visiting time alloted by the authority). The site is well maintained.
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