MAHABALIPURAM – THE PIOUS TRAILS OF THE SOUTH INDIAN TEMPLE TOUR

Follow the sounds of the crashing waves as they lead you to the grandiose shrines of the Indian Ocean. Mahabalipuram’s south Indian temple tour plans an idyllic getaway onto the lap of nature. A trip to this charming town devises a breezy day-out at the shores with enticing sea-food. Furthermore, its inch-perfect itinerary gives you the pleasant taste of serenity with a tangy twist of adventure sports. So, wear your soothing suits to take a dip in the pool of proximity once and for all.

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TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN MAHABALIPURAM

CHISELEDMARVEL – THE LAST STANDING SHORE TEMPLE

The Shore temple is the star of the South India temple tour. Its state-of-the-art architecture and breath-taking location is just a cherry on the top of its majestic history. As a matter of fact, it was believed that the complex comprising it and more such temples were so enchanting that the gods submerged it in the water out of jealousy. This UNESCO world heritage site is still a mark of architectural excellence that is in fame to harbor the carnival of artistry.

STORY OF THE FIVE CHARIOTS- VISITING PANCH RATHAS

A trip to Mahabalipuram renders incomplete without a visit to its ancient-prototype turned monumental complex. The place showcases five beautifully carved chariots which are named after the heroes of the Indian epic Mahabharata.
Therefore it is suggested to being all ears with the travel guide while he narrates the ancient tales of optical illusions!

ENCOUNTERING THE DESCENT OF THE GANGES

Confronting the Descent of the Ganges or Arjuna’s Penance will bring you to an age-old stone inscription. This gigantic stone narrates the valor stories of two very different mythological heroes that affronted the gods for the goodness of mankind.

Do not rush while taking in the warrior vibes. You never know what they will teach you.

THE LEANING ROCK- KRISHNA’S BUTTERBALL

This attraction showcases a humongous drop-shaped rock mounted on a hammock. To your amazement, this butter drop-shaped ball has perched over this steep slope for 1300 years defying the law of gravity. If this isn’t amazing we wonder what is?

AN ASSET TO THE PALLAVS- THIRKADALMALLAI

Spend a day with the savior of the shore! A glance at this structural marvel dedicated to the preserver Lord Vishnu redefines beauty for its beholder. Like its deity, this structure also preserves all the other constructions made by the Pallavas from the wrath of the ocean. 

THE DOME OF ANECDOTES - The Cave Temples

The Cave Temples of Mahabalipuram are the prized possession of the South Indian temple tour. As a result of which these masterpieces of Indian art hold in for shaping India’s rich cultural heritage.  Therefore a day spent gasping its beauty will be a day well spent.

BY THE VIRTUE OF JOLLIFICATION

GROOVING TO THE ‘TAAL’ AT THE DANCE FESTIVAL

This one of a kind experience is the perfect opportunity for anyone to get closer to the richest and the oldest dance forms in the world. Adding up to the fervor is this 4-day extravaganza which is high on classical and tribal dancing.

Don’t think and just groove with the rhythm.

FETE OF THE DIVINE – THE MASI MAGAM FESTIVAL

Pay homage to the largest religious confluence of the South Indian temple tour celebrated by bathing into the ocean-water after it has been blessed by the Lord ‘Perumal’. This theological melange is auspiciously important to the people as it cleanses away the sins of life.

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