Stock Photo - Mahabalipuram or Mahabillipuram or Mammallapuram, its official name, is a small seaside town located in the northern part of Tamil Nadu, the city’s name came from the Pallava king Narashima Varian I called Mahamalla the great wrestler, wrestling was the favourite sport of the Pallavas; this seaport, famously known for its ancient rock carvings, host the Shore Temple, register as a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most photographed monuments in India, a notable temple from the 7th century carved in the rock facing the sea; another marvel of the place is Aruba’s Penance, the world largest bas relief carving which shows scene of everyday life; the village offers lots of attractions such as outstanding beaches, seafood, craftsman or the five Rathas.

Stock Photo: Mahabalipuram or Mahabillipuram or Mammallapuram, its official name, is a small seaside town located in the northern part of Tamil Nadu.

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