Mahabalipuram and its wealthy architecture and sculptures attract both domestic as well as international tourists. The temples are the best places to spot the true essence of the Mahabalipuram and the history of India. There are museums that help the tourists to observe the rock carving and the mythological beliefs of the people.
The ancient art and sculpture can be seen in the Museums of Mahabalipuram as it has wonderful collection of the antique items and tools used by the sculptors of past days. The museum is the must visit place for the tourists to acquire the detailed knowledge about the place and its background.