Facing the ultramarine Coromandel Coast, Mahabalipuram Beach is a perfect place for rejuvenating the tired senses. It invites the locals and the tourists on a huge scale daily. People adore spending a couple of hours of at the sandy beach of Mahabalipuram. It is an ideal place for enjoying a day's itinerary with the loved ones.
It Is Known For:-
1) The appealing beauty of Mahabalipuram Beach serves as the place for performing the yoga asanas or enjoying a walk along the Coromandel Coast
2) Many foreign visitors can be spotted as well basking in the sun
3) Close to the beach, the group of the historical monuments is located that is visited by the tourists on a large scale
4) The famous and must-see monuments include the names like Dakshinachitra, Pancha Ratha, Shore Temple, Tiger's Cave etc.
5) Tourists can enjoy the activities like swimming, motor boating, and parasailing
6) The annual dance fest is also organized at Mahabalipuram Beach
Best Time To Visit:-
Mahabalipuram Beach attracts the visitors on a large scale. Not only the locals but, the tourists also visit this beach frequently to relax their tired senses. It can be visited throughout the year, even during the monsoons. However, visitors should stay away from the sea during monsoon.
Due to a well-connected system of the roadways and railways, it is convenient for all to reach Mahabalipuram Beach. The service of the local transit is frequently available for commuting to & from Mahabalipuram Beach.
Nearest Railway Station- Chengalpattu Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Chennai International Airport
|Dakshinachitra||:||While travelling from Chennai to Mahabalipuram visit Dakshinachitra - a heritage centre. Here traditional crafts persons and folk artists work and perform in the reconstructed period settings of 19th century homes, streets and workspaces of the Southern States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala , Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.|
|Shore Temple||:||This is one of the oldest temples in south India. It belongs to the early 8th century AD and is a good example of the first phase of structural temples constructed in Dravidian style. The monuments are floodlit at night and so it is possible to enjoy their beauty after sunset.|
|Arjuna's Penance||:||The world's largest bas-relief measuring 27m x 9m is the pride of Mahabalipuram. This huge whaleback shaped rock contains figures of Gods, Demigods, men, beasts, birds and infact represents the entire creation.|
|Five Rathas||:||These are five monolithic temples, each created in a different style. They are also known as the "Pancha Pandava Rathas", and the four of the Rathas are supposed to have scooped out of a single rock formation.|
|Tiger's Cave||:||It is 4-km north of the main monument complex. It was an open-air theatre, where cultural programmes are held. Though it is very near the sea, the place is serene and calm.|
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