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Arjuna's Penance

West Raja Street | Near Ganesha Ratha, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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West Raja Street | Near Ganesha Ratha, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are things that are so firmly established in the environment that you must see them. Arjuna's Penance is one of them. Get a guide to tell you the secrets of the place.

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique collection of wall carvings, depicting animals, deities and life scenes, on a cliff side, just off the village center. Breathtaking.

Thank frenchteddywww
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All turist points in Mahabalipuram are very close and walkable distance. This is we assume the biggest wall carving we saw. it look awsome in day light. its been done on hill wall and gives beautiful look when pass by. A must visit place in...More

Thank VIkas S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place reminds us of the ancient indian heritage and beauty of rock carvings. Enjoyed the place in the early morning

Thank karthikeya r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just an amazing place. In addition to the main attraction (the immense carving shown for this site on TA), there were several other, not immediately obvious temples on this site. Way, way cool.

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good Architecture Good hear that was carved on single stone. Near to Chennai city for day outing visit.

Thank Praveen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We 3 childhood friends revisited our history textbooks all the south Indian temple architecture Rock cut cave etc came flashing back. This place has that power to transport you back in time

Thank ruchianand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only one which is interesting out of the all monuments in Mahaballipuram... Our Guide explained us well and showed us around... however we felt this was not well maintained..as in there is no proper administration to the crowd..

Thank Trav Q
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A must visit place and do go through the story behind the monument. It has a lot of meaning so do take a guide along.

Thank Amit_Attry
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great artistic monument with a relief long about 26m...breathe taking beauty surrounded by nature and amazing landscape .

Thank Vesna J
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