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Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Mahabalipuram is a town which is 60 km from Chennai, the capital. It is known for being an extremely busy seaport and is famous for its ancient historic culture. It is also known as Mamallapuram.
Best Time to Visit
The town has a humid and moderate climate all year round with the best time to visit this place being during winters which from October to March. During this time, the days are extremely pleasant and the nights cool, thereby being an ideal time for visiting this place. The Chennai International Airport is the nearest to this city being at a distance of 54 kilometres and is well connected to several cities both in India and abroad. Mahabalipuram is also connected by rail via the Chennai Railway Station which is around 45 kilometers away.
Places to Visit
With a rich historic culture, Mahabalipuram boasts of a group of sanctuaries which were carved from rock during the 7th and 8th centuries. Some of the most popular and widely visited sculptures would include the Pancha Rathas, Descent of the Ganges, The Shore Temple and Varaha Cave Temple with many more too. The Shore Temple has a wonderful golden colour and has been declared by UNESCO as a heritage site. The Cave Temples which include the Tiger Caves will leave you spellbound with its amazing sculptures where rocks have been carved into 8 different themes. Visit the Thirukadalmalai to witness amazingly made Dravidian style architecture with some great religious activities taking place here. Indulge in activities such as surfing and visiting the crocodile farm which is quite popular in the area. You can choose from several Mahabalipuram hotels here.
OYO Rooms: hotels in Mahabalipuram
Regardless of the place where you plan to go for a vacation, it is very important to make the right choice when it comes to booking a place to stay. OYO Rooms and hotels in Mahabalipuram have become the first choice of travellers around the nation when it comes to booking an accommodation in a new place. Be it a leisure traveller or a one on an official trip, OYO rooms enhance the quality of your trip by making it comfortable while also proving to be quite reasonable. The OYO Rooms near ECR area are the best one could get. Being in close proximity to most of the historic sites and temples, these cheap hotels in Mahabalipuram offers easy commuting to each of these places and is ideal for devotees and religious people. Parking and laundry facilities are available here with complimentary breakfast too. Moreover, you will find local bus stops and some great restaurants nearby allowing you to enjoy some local food and also get around the city easily. Local shopping in Mahabalipuram can be quite good especially if you are looking to buy some gold and silver. Check out the stores and shopping complex in the area. If you are looking for some peace and serenity away from the busy town, then booking an OYO Rooms on the Old Mahabalipuram Road is going to be quite apt for you. With an array of rooms to choose from, these rooms are spacious, welcoming, comfortable and quite affordable! This budget hotel in Mahabalipuram offers parking and laundry services along with complimentary breakfast. They help make your stay peaceful while ensuring that you find the right local transport in close proximity to travel to and fro from the town and cover the various attractions there. It is also a great option for families travelling with kids as the crocodile watching area is just a few minutes’ drive from these rooms! Book your OYO Room and your trip to Mahabalipuram at the same time to have the best experience ever.