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Mamallapuram Beach in Tamil Nadu

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Located 58 kilometers away from Chennai airport and 29 kilometers away from Chengalpattu railway station Buses to Mamallapuram can be had from Chennai Pondicherry, Chengalpattu and Kanchipuram

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Mamallapuram beach is also known as Mahabalipuram

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Mamallapuram beach is in Tamil Nadu, India. Mamallapuram beach is also known as Mahabalipuram. Sunbathing is one of the must do activities at Mamallapuram beach. Mamallapuram beach offers visitors a rare combination of historical significance and natural splendor.

There are some grand monuments in Mamallapuram beach that may be counted among the major tourist attractions of this place. The rock cut art of Mamallapuram deserves special mention in such cases. These hold up the glorious history of Mamallapuram beach as a tourist destination.

There are a number of other tourist attractions like Shore temple, School of art, Five Rathas, School of sculpture, Crocodile farm, Dance Festival, Snake venom extracting center, Dakshinachitra, Arjuna's Penance and Tiger's Cave. The Dance Festival is a special event as it is held by government of Tamil Nadu's Department of Tourism. The various tourist attractions of Mamallapuram beach are awe inspiring.

Getting to Mamallapuram beach is not a problem as there are a number of options available to the visitors. Mamallapuram beach is at a distance of 58 kilometers from both the airport and railway station at Chennai. It is only 29 kilometers away from Chengalpattu railway station. In addition there are buses available on a daily basis to Mamallapuram beach from places like Chennai, Pondicherry, Chengalpattu and Kanchipuram.

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