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Varaha Caves

#Cave in Mahabalipuram

A sanctuary of south Indian architecture hidden in the coastline of Tamil Nadu is the outstanding Varaha caves. The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram is inscribed as a world heritage site with striking and unusual structures. This famous Hindu shrine attracts a number of tourists to admire the intricate styling.

One of the primitive buildings of Mahabalipuram you can see unique sculptures artworks and fine expressions of the ancient era. The caves are a fine example of the ancient construction styles. You can find exquisite carvings and sculptures portraying instances from Hindu mythology. The caves are called so because the main sculpture is of the Lord Varaha one of the avatars of lord Vishnu. Located on the Coromandal Coast the temple is a beautiful work of art you cannot afford to miss.

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Location:
Mahabalipuram
Tamil Nadu, India
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Time people usually spend here:
0.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
12.6180794°N, 80.1901169°E
Distance from Mahabalipuram to Varaha Caves
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"Awesome art work depicting Bali vadham"

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