Monuments at Mahabalipuram

Group of monuments at Mahabalipuram city is a monument complex on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, India. With approximately 40 sanctuaries, including the largest open-air bas-relief in the world, Mahabalipuram gained UNESCO World Heritage site distinction in 1984. These Pallava Period sites include:

the Pancha Rathas of Dharmaraja Ratha, Arjuna Ratha, Bhima Ratha, Draupadi Ratha, Nakula Sahadeva Ratha, and also Ganesha Ratha; several Cave Temples of Mahabalipuram including Varaha Cave Temple, Krishna Cave Temple, Mahishasuramardini mandapa, Panchapandava Cave Temple; structural temples including the Shore Temple and the Olakkannesvara Temple; and the Descent of the Ganges, one of the largest open-air bas-reliefs in the world. Mamallapuram is known for its architectural grandeur.

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