Distance between Mysore and Mahabalipuram is and the average travel time is using a cab.
Mysore is one of the popular cultural tourist destinations in India. It is also a prominent industrial hub that houses many industries like IT, automobile and textiles. Mysore has numerous heritage and archaeological sites that entice visitors from far and wide. The city is located close to important eco-tourist destinations and popular hill stations.
Mysore, also called as cultural capital of Karnataka is known for its spectacular palaces, beautiful gardens and colourful festivals. The festival of Dussehra is celebrated with great fervour and the city gets magnificently decorated. Book cabs in Mysore
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You can reach Mahabalipuram from Mysore by road in about using a cab upon driving using a cab.
Mahabalipuram is a famous historical tourist destinations near Chennai. Its wonderful monuments are designated as UNESCO world heritage site because of their beauty and historical importance. Mahabalipuram was formerly known Mamallapuram and was a flourishing port town under the rule of Pallava dynasty.
Mahabalipuram has a number of attractions for your visual delight. Prominent monuments include the Krishna Mandapam, the Shore Temple, the Five Rathas and the Varaha Mandapam. You can also plan to visit the Cholamadal Artist’s Village, located 30 kilometers from the town, to see beautiful paintings, crafts and sculptures.
It takes a full day to visit all popular monuments. Mahabalipuram Beach is a perfect place to relax after the day and watch the beautiful sunset. The nearby Crocodile Bank and Tiger Cave are popular picnic spots for families. There are many luxury resorts in Mahabalipuram Resorts where you can have a gala time with your friends and family.
Mahabalipuram Dance Festival is a major event organized in front of the Shore temple in the month of January/February every year. It is an occasion to enjoy the performances of talented artists from all parts of the country. Mahabalipuram is located at 58 kms from Chennai, which is the nearest airport as well..
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The below table highlights the popular places to visit in and around Mahabalipuram:
List of Places to Visit in Mahabalipuram
About the Place
It is a huge open-air sculpture that shows the various events that occurred during Arjuna’s Penance. The relief is carved on two big rocks which are approximately 43 feet high.
These are exquisite open air rock cut reliefs and are fashioned in the form of 5 chariots named after the Pandavas. The carved monoliths are carved out of pink granite and the tallest one of them is around 40 feet high.
Sea Shore Temple
The Shore Temple is named so because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. It is carved out of granite and has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984.
One of the 108 Divya Desams or Temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple was built by the Pallavas around 8th century BC.
It is a gigantic granite rock resting on a short incline. It is a huge stone of around 16 feet diameter and weighs over 250 tons and miraculously stands on an extremely small, slippery area of a hill.