Krishna Mandapam, Mahabalipuram

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  • i have to tell you for so many of the temples of this town to be carefull and not to miss them,it s a so great pleasure to walk in these places,it s to walk in the history  more »
  • This monuments is near the light houses. The columns are of Egyptian design verifying this was a stop on the ocean trade routes.  more »
  • One if the best stone carvings amongst monuments at Mahabalipuram. Situated within the same complex.  more »
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  • A ve nearer to Krishna mandapam Lord sri sthalasayana perumal temple Historical temple in Mamallapuram Hindu worship temple
  • Krishna's Mandap or Krishna Mandapam is the first UNESCO heritage site (out of three in a row) which was constructed in two different periods. The inner carving depicts lord Krishna playing melodious sound on hia flute while people engaged in their daily chores are sent into a hypnotic trance because of it. The carvings depict the locals, nobles and animals of those times. The outer mandapam was constructed later on in 7th or 9th century to protect the carvings on the inside. The lions with a human face particularly depict that trade was already established with Egyptian Civilization much before than earlier thought and the concept of Sphinx was very well known back then.... Hire a guide, its must; as although it looks like simple carvings however they reveal interesting information about the era in which it was carved.
  • Beautiful place to help with you.the multiple elephants rocking artist
  • What a great place to visit and so much to see. There’s plenty to see so give yourself enough time. You’ll see some unfinished rock cut temples in the Krishna Mandapa. The Temple. Roth of the Krishna Mandapa is the largest of all cave temples of the Pallavas.
  • This is a rock carved place with multiple elephant carvings on the wall, this will leave you in an amazing trance , the must will place when you are in mahabali puram
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