Chennai

Mahabalipuram / Mamallapuram

Highly recommended
Mahabalipuram / Mamallapuram
The Essential
Highly recommended
Morning light is best for admiring the Descent of the Ganges, an imposing fresco sculpted from a rock which narrates the descent of the river from the heavens through Shiva's hair. This monument is part of the Mahabalipuram sanctuary complex, built in the 7C-8C under the Pallava dynasty.