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Things to do in Mamallapuram

The gamut of things to do runs from visiting the well known Shore Temple and seeing the precariously balanced Krishna’s Butterball . After you have done the temple rounds, relax by the sea and watch the glorious sunset from the beach. Unfortunately it is not safe to swim in the sea here, but you could take dip in the swimming pool of your hotel. Mamallapuram is a welcome break from the big city life and is the perfect place to spend a relaxed weekend!

Sightseeing in Mamallapuram

The sightseeing options in Mamallapuram run from temples, shrines and wonderful sights of rocks precariously balanced.

Shopping in Mamallapuram

There is not much as far as shopping goes in Mamallapuram. There are many small shops set up around popular tourist spots selling souvenirs and other knick-knacks.

Activities in Mamallapuram

The outdoor activities in Mamallapuram include, exploring historical monuments and enjoying water sports including deep sea fishing, angling or just relaxing at the beach.

NearBy Places in Mamallapuram

There are some very interesting places nearby that you can visit.

Crocodile Bank 15 kms from Mamallapuram is naturalist Rom Whittaker’s conservation and breeding centre for crocs and alligators.

Eating Out in Mamallapuram

You won't find a lot of fancy eating out places in Mamallapuram but considering it caters to a large tourist population you will find many places to eat at.

Festivals & Events in Mamallapuram

The annual Mamallapuram Dance Festival is celebrated in the month of January and lasts upto four weeks.

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