Mahabalipuram beach in Tamilnadu
Mahalipuram beach is in Tamilnadu which is one of the famous tourist destination. One who loves nature should come here to see this beautiful places in tamilnadu and in short Tamilnadu can be called as Gift of Nature.The charisma and magic of the nature really makes a person happy and after visiting various historic places in tamilnadu one can go back to there home with some knowledge as well as lots of enjoyment . This is the place for all age groups . This is best place for spending holidays with family. There are also certain beaches in Tamilnadu of which Mahabalipuram beach is one among them.
Mahabalipuram beach is one of the best tourist attraction of Tamilnadu which is always busy with tourists coming from different places from allover the World through out the year.
Mahabalipuram is also named as “Mamallapuram”. Mahabalipuram beach is located about 58 kms of South Chennai and nestling on the edges of Bay of Bengal.
This beach is famous for the water sports like scuba diving, surfing and snorkeling where one can enjoy a lot who like watersports. Other places that attract tourists are snake venom extracting center, art and sculpture school and a crocodile bank. This beach offers many breath-taking monuments with sculptural panels, Monolithic chariots, temples and caves. At the beach yo can take sun bath, relax and refresh yourself.
Best time to visit is October to March and one is advised to avoid visiting this place in the monsoon season.
There is a Mamallapuram one month dance festival which starts from January and ends in February. Dances from all over India are staged here including Kathakali (Kerala), Kuchipudi (Andhra Pradesh) and Bharatha Nat yam (Tamilnadu) as well as puppet shows, tribal dances and classical/traditional music.
How to reach:
Mahabalipuram is very easy to reach. Mahabalipuram is well connected with air, rail and road.
By Air : Chennai is the nearest airport. Chennai is connected with all the major cities in India through direct flights and is 58kms away and has an international and domestic terminal.
By Rail : The nearest railway is Chenglapattu, 29kms away and Chennai 58kms away which has got good connections to all major rail junctions in India.
By Road: Mahabalipuram is connected by road to important cities in Tamilnadu. You can even hire a taxi to from Chennai to Mahabalipuram.