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Culture of mahabalipuram

The stone carved monuments in the city of Mahabalipuram has received recognition as UNESCO heritage site. The monuments are thought to be dated to the oldest Dravidian times. Also known as the open-air museum, the city has numerous temples, many not merely built in, but carved in stone. The well-preserved temples are a great tourist attraction in Mahabalipuram. The city also has man-made caves and rathas, which are the chariot temples. \nMahabalipuram hosts an annual dance festival, Mamallapuram Dance Festival. The festival is organized by the tourism department during December and January. Dancers present various dance forms including Odissi, Kuchipudi and the traditional dance of Tamilnadu – Bharatanatyam during the festival.

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  • Theme of Mahabalipuram [Beach, Historical]
  • You'll love Mahabalipuram for [Temple architecture, Fishing trips]
  • Watchout for [Hot weather, Humidity]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - March
  • Altitude 45 ft. above sea level

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Popular Flights To mahabalipuram

    • TRZTiruchirapally
      MAAChennai
    • Indigo
      6E-7144
    • 09:10 10:20
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    • 01h 10m
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    • Rs.2,861
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      MAAChennai
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    • 07:50 09:05
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      SG-3407
    • 15:00 16:05
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    • 01h 05m
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    • Rs.3,330
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      MAAChennai
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    • 23:10 00:25
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    • 01h 15m
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    • Rs.3,655
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      MAAChennai
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      6E-7184
    • 08:30 09:55
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    • 01h 25m
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    • Rs.3,680
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      MAAChennai
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      SG-343
    • 19:45 23:35
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    • 03h 50m
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