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Sea Shore Temple

Sea Shore | Bay of Bengal, Mahabalipuram, India
+91 44 2744 2226
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Sea Shore | Bay of Bengal, Mahabalipuram, India
+91 44 2744 2226
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The stone carvings are amazing to look at. Neatly maintained national heritage monument. Should definitely be visited as first thing in the morning and witness the sunrise. The temple has lots of history that wants to talk to you and tell you of its beautiful...More

Thank RChandar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shore temple is one of the oldest and finest monolithic monuments in India. To carve a temple from a rock of this size in the 8th century makes this no less than a marvel. On the compound wall, bulls are carved out of stone all...More

Thank Nilay170
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good Pallava time temple near the beach, with a wide sea view. The depiction of Shiva, Parvathi and Skanda with Visnu and Brahma in the background is very interesting facade. The numerous Nandis in the outskirts are great, though they have got partially eroded.

Thank Rajarshi D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shore temple is indeed beautiful. The complex around it has been developed in a nice way. The views from the temple are unparallel. A must visit when in Mahabalipuram

Thank neha3112neha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in it's heydays this temple complex is quite huge with multiple towers/temples surrounding it, but half of them are already corroded and now under the sea. It has a Bali sea shore feeling (in our malay/indo langage Mahabalipuram means Great Bali Castle), not sure...More

Thank Chrobb99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Inspite of it being a world heritage site the place doesn't have the required facilities and cleanliness such sites abroad have.The place is badly maintained with not much information boards or sitting/relaxing areas.Very disappointing.Can avoid a visit. and go elsewhere

Thank rakeshMumbai_India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was quite disappointed upon arrival. Not really much to see. Compared to other temples in India this is just average. Half of it is closed off for entry at the moment and if I had my time back I would definitely sneak in from...More

Thank GOHABSGO1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was taking some relatives to visit this place which is close to Chennai. I have visited this place several times and come back to liking it every time. The archaeological survey of India has maintained the place very well. The only I have about...More

Thank tvsinha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One need to have a little knowledge of history of India to enjoy these. But yes the old stone monument are good to visit.

Thank RRajawat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tickets for Indians 30 rp for the others 500 rp each. 2 years ago it was half. This is unbelievable. We were pissed off as hell. We feel like we have been ripped off.

Thank Jakub L
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