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Pancha Rathas

Kancheepuram District, Mahabalipuram, India
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kancheepuram District, Mahabalipuram, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One time place to visit and see the architectural sculptures and details.. Crowded on most time of the year... Not much maintained.. Needs to improve.. Parking is haphazard... Should take care of your belongings....

Thank Rufus V
Reviewed 4 days ago

makes one proud of the heritage left to us. well managed and well kept. though some information boards about each of the rath would have been helpful

Thank Aashish S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The location is one km from bus stand and one can get local taxi to there . The place is to be visited during evenings or mornings or else one would find rock is hot even to feel. Enroute u will find light house and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the third of the great attractions to see at this resort. The abundance of rock boulders in this vicinity has encouraged the local to be very busy with their carving skills and all are well worth a visit. You will not see anything...More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just within a km from the town centre. A must visit place for history lovers. Great carvings on the stone and entire premise is mesmerizing

Thank GGG0202
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So tickets for the pancha rathas and the seashore temple are 500 for foreigners and 30 for Indians. However you can easily see both sites through the gates without paying the fee! The gate for the pancha rathas is small so you can easily see...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

all 5 of them are made from a single stone that's what guide told. the pallava king compelled sculptors to drink rain-water and eat fruits to complete this.

Thank Dharmesh_On_Roaming
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It s a chariot supposedly built for Pandavas..collection of rock monuments with historical significance.it would not take more than 30 minutes for a good view.Sea shore is visible from this area.No amenities inside the area but small stalls available outside the area.Same ticket for other...More

Thank biswajit1411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's 500 times more expensive for foreigners and just not worth it, you can see it through the fence so just go and take a look for free, after 2 months of traveling in India it's just too expensive to go into every attraction. In...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its is in Mahaballipuram Beach, it was a temple of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu and as per history is said that is a Boat jetty and sea is till that temple and boat can be departure from there to visit nearby places by sea

Thank AndamanTourOperator
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