Around Mamalla

Some of the historic places within walking distance from Mamalla Inn

The Lighthouse

The short climb to the top gives you a birds-eye-view of the town - including the Shore temple & blue waters of the Bay of Bengal

Arjuna's Penance

Irrespective of whether this carving depicts Arjuna's penance or the Descent of Ganga it is one of the most intricate exaples of art.

Krishna's Butterball

A huge round rock balancing itself on a hillock by pure gravity. Folklore says that during the British era 7 elephants were engaged to pull the rock down but failed.

Shore Temple

A great example of Dravidian architecture, this UNESCO world heritage site is a 'must see' in Mamallapuram

Tiger's Cave

A rock-cut temple complex constructed by the Pallavas located near our group's beach resort MamallaBeachResort

Five Rathas

Each of the Rathas has been carved out of one single stone, believed to be dedicated to the 5 Pandavas from the epic Mahabharata, under the patronage of the Pallavas