Sea Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

An exploration of Sea Shore Temple, a World Heritage Site, allows you to see how a historic trade junction became a place of worship. As you approach this 8th-century temple, notice how the site's outdoor pavilions were carved in granite rock. Dravidian architecture at its best, the shrine serves as both a popular tourist attraction and a major pilgrimage site, known for its many elaborate sculptures depicting various Hindu deities. Take a look at our Mahabalipuram trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Sea Shore Temple and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It was nice and lucky afternoon in the Chennai Mahabalipuram short trip with friend great experience love to visit again  more »
  • A nice place, monument to must visit when you are around. Well kept by government with lots of greenery around. The view of sea is mesmerizing from this point. This place tells stories of ages much...  more »
  • The shore temple as the name denotes adjacent to the sea on the shore shows us of pallavas architecture ...There were two shrines located in it while one is open to public... though located on the...  more »
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  • This place is one of the wonders of ancient history. Very peaceful and best for relaxation on weekdays and on winters. Very good place to spend leisure time. Very good place of Indian history and rich Indian culture.This place Carries a unique style of people remembrance about their knowledge and wisdom thousands of years back. This is a living monument and historical representation even after so many natural calamities stands tall.
  • Momentous. But, sad that the government has implemented entry fee system that costs too much for the site. Located right next to the sea, the place provides you with a sense of calm and peace. Visit here in the evening (before 6,which is the maximum visiting time alloted by the authority). The site is well maintained.
  • Very serene place. The architecture of this temple is incredible.You'll get an awesome view of the beach from this location. Nicely maintained place. Ticket price β‚Ή40 for indian. The best time to visit this place at morning before the sun & crowd goes up.
  • Very good place. Very peaceful and best for relaxation on weekdays and on winters. Very good place to spend leisure time. Very good place of Indian history and rich Indian culture. It is clean and well maintained. Lots of restaurants close by. Easy to find. Lots of guides speaking multiple languages like French, German, Hindi are available at the place.
  • A historic place !!!! Wonderful .... must see in life... Many foreigners were visiting to know , to develop historical knowledge... Old stone arts are beautiful. Evening is the best time to visit ....... Sea is nearby this..... many tourist visiting here to relax their own tensions and peaceful place..... For photoshoot it’s a very good place.... Entry fees are not much more expensive...... πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»
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