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Mahabalipuram Group of Monuments

An unfinished poetry in stones at Mahabalipuram, the sculptural creations that stands testimony to the unique Pallava architecture (7th to 8th centuries), 

  • Sea Shore Temple - literally a sculptural gallery in its heydays, 
  • Descent Of The Ganges / Arjuna's Penance - the largest open-air bas-relief, finest in the world, 
  • Varaha Cave Temple - finest sculpture of Vishnu as Varaha who saved mother earth, 
  • Five Rathas / Pancha Rathas - the monolith rock-cut marvels of architecture reveling in variety, 
  • Mahishasuramardini Cave - depicting the final scene of the battle of Durga and mahishasura is without parallel anywhere as bas - relief sculpture


Great Living Chola Temples 

  • The grandeur Brihadeeswarar temple in Thanjavur built by the great ruler and conqueror Rajaraja I. This colossal temple is magnificent achievements in greatness of art & architecture.
  • The second Brihadeeswarar temple in Gangakondacholapuram bespeaks the imperial dignity of the capital established after victorious march to eastern India up to the river of Ganga by Rajendra Chola I (son of Rajaraja Chola). It has massive monolithic to guard the entrances 
  • Delicately crafted grand Airavateshwarar temple in Darasuram built with impressive architecture and sculpture by Rajaraja II

All three grand Chola temples built between 11th to 12th centuries represents outstanding creative achievements of architecture, sculpture and paintings. All three temples inscribed in the World Heritage by UNESCO as “Great Living Chola Temples”. 


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An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tours