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This bas-relief with life-size images from a mythical story adorns a huge rock.
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West Raja Street | Near Ganesha Ratha, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Pallava dynasty king was a marvel at stone carvings and they made an entire palace within a mountain of rock and that too so beautiful. Imagine this having been made over a 1000 years ago!! One must visit it, it’s a heritage site and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

The time that has passed since they were created and still the sculptures are well maintained despite the idiocy of some of the public visiting this place makes it truly a wonder. A must visit place in order to get an idea of history and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019

Extraordinary peace of work done nearly 1400 years ago. This is part of the main Mahabalipuram complex

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steven F
Reviewed 9 August 2019 via mobile

A beautiful rock carved finely with carvings ranging from big to small and detailed. One can see it just from the road itself .

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bhattji_official
Reviewed 24 July 2019

Huge and beautiful carvings on the rocks. Well maintained within the park area. Good place to click photos.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sri Satya Sai S
Reviewed 16 July 2019

Fascinating and beautiful set of sights including the Shore Temple. Plan several hours and expect heat. The guides (certified by the Archaeological Survey of India) are worth the money but try to have some time on your own as well to just enjoy what you...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michele P
Reviewed 8 July 2019

The carvings on the first glance itself simply blows the mind. it shows us what our ancestors were capable of in making the sculptures only on manual tools. This is located near the Krishna's butterball and can be covered along with.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank abdursultan
Reviewed 29 June 2019 via mobile

I visited this place with my friends last week.All the monuments are nice to see. It reflects the work of sculptures

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TEK98
Reviewed 9 June 2019

Excellent view to take photograph as memory. Located inside Mahabs town. Beautiful elephants carving out of rorck.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Prabhakar B
Reviewed 5 June 2019

One of the most beautiful and detailed episode sculpted in stone. The mastery of the medium is evident. The unknown artist or artists have done a terrific job. The baby elephants are especially endearing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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