Chengalpattu Bus Terminal, J C K Nagar
Chennai International Airport, about 46 km away
Chengalpattu Railway Station
November to June
Welcome to the land of ancient wonders, where time stands still and beauty transcends the boundaries of our imagination. Come and bask in the glory of India's rich cultural heritage at Mamallapuram, a breathtakingly beautiful monument located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.
Visit the museum and behold the breathtaking collection of rare and unique shells - a veritable cornucopia of shapes, sizes, and colours - each more magnificent than the last. From the spiralled elegance of the conch shells to the delicate intricacy of cowrie shells, the museum's collection is an awe-inspiring visual feast.
Tucked away amidst the rolling waves of the Bay of Bengal lies a jewel of unparalleled splendour: the Sculpture Museum of Mamallapuram, a repository of South India's abundant cultural heritage. A symphony of art, architecture, and mythology, this museum is a celebration of the ingenuity, creativity, and timeless beauty of the ancient Pallava dynasty.
Deep in the heart of Chennai, there lies a verdant oasis of wonder and enchantment, a hub of nature's splendour: the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, also known as the Vandalur Zoo. This grand and majestic park is a true haven for nature lovers and animal enthusiasts, offering an unparalleled opportunity to explore the vast and varied realms of the animal kingdom.Read More
Mahabalipuram, a quaint coastal hamlet in the southernmost reaches of India, is a destination of unparalleled grandeur and splendour. Nestled amidst the azure waters of the Bay of Bengal and the verdant greenery of the Tamil Nadu countryside, this ancient city is home to one of the most opulent and ornate temple complexes in the world, the Tiger Cave.
Tucked amidst the idyllic landscapes of the Tamil Nadu coast lies a realm of lore, beauty, and marvel. The coastal town of Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram, is a masterpiece of enchantment, woven from the strands of antique history, captivating scenery, and cultural opulence.
Tucked away in the lush, emerald groves of Muttukadu lies a grand and opulent palace of culture and heritage: Dakshinachitra. This illustrious abode of South Indian art, architecture, and tradition is a true treasure trove of India's rich cultural heritage, an oasis of beauty and splendour where one can revel in the rich tapestry of South Indian lifestyles and crafts.Read More