Top 5 Towering Temples Of South India

November 18, 2016

Leading archaeologist around the globe state that the first human is from south India and first language is spoken by the human is Tamil. Sculptures and temples in South India are the evidence for their creativity and the hard work.


Recently many archaeologists find that there are many scientific reasons behind every Hindu culture. Mahabalipuram also called as Mamallapuram which is located 60 Km away from Chennai (capital of Tamilnadu). There are many towering temples are in Mahabalipuram. Mamallapuram is located in seashore of the bay of Bengal.

There are nearly 20 tourist spots in and around Mahabalipuram. You have to stay at least two days in Mahabalipuram to visit all those places. I am preferring beach resorts in Mahabalipuram to see the beautiful night view of the sea.

Shore temple:

Shore temple is UNESCO heritage site which was built in the 8th century. It was built with granite stone and epitome of creativity. It is one of the famous tourist spots in south India.

Varaha Cave Temple:

Cave temple is a rock-cut temple in Mahabalipuram. This temple was also built in the same period (8th century). Temple was built in Pallava kings for Lord Vishnu.

Krishna cave temple:

The temple was built for Lord Krishna made up of artificial rocks. There are many sculptures and carvings are present inside a temple. Temple has too many mythological significance like other temples in South India.

Panchapandava cave temple:

Panchapandava cave temple is one of the historical monuments at Mahabalipuram. It is also part of UNESCO heritage site. Panchapandava cave temple has the longest cavern when compare to other temples in Mahabalipuram.

You can book Room in Mahabalipuram online and enjoy the weekend by visiting all temples in Mahabalipuram.