2 days in Mahabalipuram Itinerary

2 days 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 31st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, admire the landmark architecture of Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple. On your second day here, make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball, don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Cave Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, and finally Head underground at Mahishasuramardini Cave.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Mahabalipuram online sightseeing planner .

In July, daily temperatures in Mahabalipuram can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Sea Shore Temple
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram
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Pancha Rathas

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