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About Mamallapuram

 

Earlier known as Mahabalipuram, Mamallapuram in Tamilnadu is one great destination famous for its ancient temples.the town served as an important port center for the Pallava rulers. Mamallapuram tourism travel offers the travelers a great opportunity to explore the natural as well as historical aspect of the city. Lets have a look at it with Mamallapuram tourism:
The town of temples, sand and sea - Mamallapuram, was earlier known as Mahabalipuram is world famous for its beautiful Shore Temples. It was once the main port and naval base of the great Pallava kingdom and was later made the capital of this Dynasty.  Mamall ', was the title of a great wrestler was the given to king Narasimha Varman.

 

Eating Out  
 

There are lots of food stands in the centre serving large portions for next-to-nothing prices. Look specifically at the road leading down the Shore Temple from the bus stop, early in the morning at breakfast time. Clustered around Othavadai Street and Othavadai Cross are restaurants catering primarily to tourists, which serve generally undistinguished Western food. Your best bet is often fresh grilled fish (which you can usually select yourself) served with french fries or salad.

Drink-
Mamallapuram is famous for its coconuts, which are available from hawkers around all major sites.

 
Shoping  
 

Famous for its stone and wooden artifacts, Mahabalipuram markets also sell soapstones, granite sculptures. These sculptures are mostly of Gods and Goddesses which captures scenes from everyday life. Seashells are also an important item if you are going for shopping in Mahabalipuram. Decorative items and jewellery made of seashells are also in vogue in Mahabalipuram markets.
If you are looking for handicrafts then visit the Mount Road markets in Mahabalipuram or Poompuhar. Exclusive South Indian handicrafts of Mahabalipuram can be found in the shops of Mahabalipuram.

Shopping in Mahabalipuram will be a wonderful experience if you are looking for ancient art and sculpture artifacts.

 
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Ideal Beach Resort

Radisson Blu Resort Temple,

Confluence Resort- Mahabalipuram

Grande Bay Resort,

Chariot Beach Resort,

Radisson BLU Resort Temple Bay Mamallapuram

Esthell-The Village Resort,

The Westin Velachery

Grande Bay Resort and Spa

Le Waterina The Boutique Hotel

 
 
   
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Hotel Sea Breeze,

Bay Treasure,

Hotel Pallava Dynasty,

Mamallaa Heritage,

Hotel Mahabs,

Silversands Beach Resort,

Hotel Golden Sun,


   

 
 
   
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Vinodhara Guest House,

Hotel Ramakrishna,

Lakshmi Cottage,

Siva Guest House ,

 

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