Mamallapuram, also known as Mahabalipuram, is a tourist
town located 60 Km South of Chennai, in the Southern
Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is famous for its
stone carvings and for its temples, mainly the Shore
Temple and the Five Rathas Temple. For its historical
and artistic monuments Mamallapuram has been listed as a
UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Rail : The nearest
railway stations are Chengalpattu 29km and Chennai 58km
Road : Buses are
available from Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu
and Chennai to Mamallapuram daily.
Air : Chennai 58km
is the nearest airport with both domestic and