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Best Things To Do in Mahabalipuram-1

Mahabalipuram is a city located near Chennai and some of the best things to do in Mahabalipuram include sightseeing. It is town located on a small strip of land on the Bay of Bengal and is an amazing place to visit. The town is not a very populous one but thousands of people visit the city throughout the year. The city is surrounded by water on three sides due to which it houses some outstanding beaches. The beaches of Mahabalipuram are one of the major tourist attraction of the city. Laying down on the sand to relax and enjoy the atmosphere at the beaches are one of the several things that one can do here. Mahabalipuram is a city which is known to culturally very rich. The city is considered to be one of the most spiritually inclined places in India.

The temples and religious places in Mahabalipuram speaks a lot about the culture and traditions of the people here. The Shore Temple is the most famous temple in and around Mahabalipuram. All the people living in the vicinity of the city come to the Shore Temple if they are in search of hope and want to find their spirituality. Caves of Mahabalipuram have also played a very important role in attracting tourists towards itself. The Tiger Cave is a cave which has carvings of Hindu Gods and is often considered as a temple. The Descent of the Ganges and the Pancha Rathas are other caves which along with being a tourist attraction for its beautiful bearing also serve the religious purpose of the people residing there. Mahabalipuram is the ideal town to spend one’s vacation as it is away from the noise of the city. People can have a really peaceful and amazing time in the city and return back to their normal life rejuvenated. So, come and explore the best things to do in Mahabalipuram.

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Mahabalipuram-1

  • Which are the activities that I can do in Mahabalipuram?

    Mahabalipuram is a city located on a strip of land on the Bay of Bengal. It is a beautiful place to visit and one can several things here. The best activities to do in Mahabalipuram are:

    • Fishing Safari- Mahabalipuram is city located on a strip of land and is surrounded by water on three sides. Fishing is a common occupation here and many tourists go on fishing expeditions here.
    • Surfing- Being a coastal town, Mahabalipuram has beaches where one can do surfing. Surfing is an exciting activity but is advisable to people who know swimming well.
    • Boat Rides- Boat rides are a lot of fun in Mahabalipuram as it is not everywhere that people can go on boat rides in a sea.

  • Which are best places to explore in Mahabalipuram on a cycling trip?

    Cycling is an activity which is a lot of fun. It is probably the best way to keep oneself fit. Mahabalipuram is a town which is toured by many people throughout the year. The city has many places where one can visit on their vacation. Cycling tours are the best way to explore the as one gets to enjoy the rides of a cycling along with it. The most famous places to visit on a cycling trip are:

    • Crocodile Bank
    • Tiger Cave
    • Kadumbadi Village

  • Which are some famous locations for sightseeing in Mahabalipuram?

    Mahabalipuram is a town which is very rich in its culture. The city hosts thousands of tourists throughout the year and there are many places, in Mahabalipuram, which one can visit during their stay here. Some of the famous locations for sightseeing are:

    • Shore Temple- it is the place every person in the vicinity of Mahabalipuram come to this temple to find their spirituality.
    • Tiger Cave- The Tiger Cave is a major tourist attraction of Mahabalipuram. It is a Hindu temple carved in the rocks of the cave.
    • The Descent of Ganges- it is a monument located on the Coromandel Coast. The monument is amongst the world heritage sites of UNESCO.

  • Which are some famous temples to visit in Mahabalipuram?

    Mahabalipuram is a town which is very rich in its culture and heritage. People of the city are very religious and they take a lot of pride in their religions. The religious places of Mahabalipuram speak a lot about the culture of the people here. The city has many pilgrimage spots in it. There are numerous temples present in the city. The temples of Mahabalipuram holds a lot of importance in the history of the place as well. Some of the most famous temples to visit in Mahabalipuram are:

    • Shore Temple
    • Pancha Rathas
    • Descent of Ganges
    • Varaha Cave Temple

  • Which are some famous caves to explore in Mahabalipuram?

    Cave tours are very interesting expeditions. The natural formations which take inside a cave are quite intriguing. Touring caves are not an easy task as one has to have proper training or traveling in a cave before entering one. Mahabalipuram has several caves in it and the caves present in the city are very important for the city. The caves in Mahabalipuram are important as they hold a lot of religious value for the people residing in the city. The carving on the caves here are also very interesting and it is difficult to caves of the same kind anywhere in the country. Some of the best caves to visit in Mahabalipuram are:

    • Tiger Caves
    • Descent of Ganges
    • Pancha Rathas
    • Varaha Cave Temple

  • When can I visit the crocodile farm in Mahabalipuram? What are the timings and charges?

    Crocodiles are one of the most intimidating animals in the world. They can be very friendly as well as very scary at the same time. Mahabalipuram has a farm which is filled with crocodiles. The crocodile farm of the city is a major tourist attraction of Mahabalipuram. One can visit the farm any day except for Monday. The farm is open from 8:30 am to 5 pm and the charge for a single person is Rs. 35.

  • Which are best places to see wildlife in and around Mahabalipuram?

    Mahabalipuram is a city which has a pleasant weather throughout the year. The city has the ideal weather for the animals to thrive. Many people, from all over the country, come to Mahabalipuram to get a glimpse of the wildlife animals here and capture a moment of these creatures in their camera. There are many sanctuaries and national parks located in and around Mahabalipuram which help in providing a natural habitation to the animals here. Some of the best places to see the wildlife in and around Mahabalipuram are:

    • Crocodile Farm
    • Agumbe Rainforest

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