Mahishasuramardini Mandapa, Mahabalipuram: How To Reach, Best Time &

About Mahishasuramardini Mandapa

Mahishasuramardini Mandapa is a temple which was erected a long time ago, in the 7th century. This beautiful ancient architecture is something to look forward to for sure. UNESCO added it as a world heritage site in the year 1984. This temple is an incomplete structure and is located at the base of diorite hillock.

It is one of the fourteen cave temples of Mahabalipuram and it houses several elegant reliefs portraying artistic abilities of the sculptures in Pallava times. The front of the cave temple is adorned with four columns and two pilasters, floor and the ceiling are incomplete even today. The columns have diverse designs and all the panels depict different stories and incidents of Gods and Goddesses.

Location: Mada Koil St, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104

Entry-Fee: Not applicable

Timing: Not applicable

Best time to visit: The best time to visit this temple will be in the month of April.
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