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Descent Of The Ganges

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Private Tour: Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuarm Full-Day Tour from Chennai
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Mahabalipuram, India

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yes, this place has carvings which makes it architecturally beautiful. Its worth visiting one time for sure.

Thank Priyadarshi_Sing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you go to a place and are enabled to merge yourself with ease into the surroundings and respect its history, then only due you truly identify with it. This place is one of them. You get a profound exposure and not just a fleeting...More

Thank gillkusum
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

bhagirath the son of iskhaku family brings the Ganges from kailash. at first it stop into mahadeb s hair. then bhagirath prey to mahadeb for free the Ganges to earth.

Thank Nemai H
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

There is no 2nd in the world to this kind of art. It is a story carved on stone. It is actually two in one story. You can call it Arjuna's penance as well. Each figure is carved with meticulous accuracy. For me, the full...More

Thank SrinivasaB2015
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

One time visit to see monuments.... Not maintained well... Needs improvement... One time visit... Take care of belongings and vehicles....

1  Thank Rufus V
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A great to visit which is with good architecture visited with kids and guide explained us to know more about place

Thank Praveen K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I learned how a big rock was broken and carved to make a monument like this. Amazing thinking... Take a guide along to learn.

Thank Amit_Attry
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Covering a rock face of more than 90 feet long and 40 feet high, this creative context has been interpreted to mean several things by experts. The one most agree on is that Ganga is watched on either side by gods, demigods, ascetics and elephants...More

1  Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This intricate carving in bas relief measures 96 by 43 feet (29 m × 13 m), it is a giant open-air rock relief carved on two monolithic rock boulders. It depicts the story of the descent of the sacred river Ganges to earth from the...More

Thank Biddy50
Reviewed 27 March 2017

While in Mahabalipuram, one should also see the Descent of the Ganges. Along with the other ancient carvings, these depict deities and figures from the religion and culture dating back many thousands of years.

Thank Booster E
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