How to reach Mahabalipuram or Mammallapuram, Tamil Nadu, India?
Many Monuments and Monoliths of Mahabalipuram are recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. This painting of Arjuna's Penance at Mahabalipuram is by John Gantz.
Mahabalipuram now known by its ancient name Mammallapuram, is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu and as per ancient history - Mammallapuram was an important and thriving seaport town during Pallavas rule.
How to reach Mammallapuram by air? Which is the nearest airport to Mahabalipuram?
Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport to Mammallapuram and is at a distance of about 55 km.
How to reach Mammallapuram by train? Which is the nearest railway station to Mahabalipuram?
Chengalpattu Junction is the nearest station to Mammallapuram and is at a distance of about 31 km.
The best time to visit Mammallapuram is during the cooler months from November to February.