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Mamallapuram City Guide

Five RathsMamallapuram, 60 Kms., South of Chennai, nestling on the shore of the Bay of Bengal, was a port of the Pallavas. The Pallavas have created many marvellous monuments with Sculpture Panels, Caves Monolithic Rathas and Temples.

Once a thriving port trading with many distant nations, Pallava Chisels have breathed life into stone. The Pallavas art at this place emphasises robust earthly beauty, imbibed with life. These monumental spendours and sunny beach resorts attract tourist from all over the world.

General Info. :

Area : 8 Sq.Kms.
Population : 9856
Altitude : Sea level
Climate :
Summer : Max. 36.6 C, Min. 21.1 C
Winter : Max. 30.5 C, Min. 19.8 C
Rain fall : 30.5 cm average
Clothing : Tropical
Season : Throughout the Year
Language Spoken : Tamil and English
STD Code No. : 04114

Getting there :

By air : The nearest airport is at Cehnnai
By road : Just an hour's drive from Chennai, on new highway. It is also well connected to all important places by road.

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