Arjuna ratha at Mahabalipuram, Chennai
Arjuna ratha, one among the five monoliths, has beautiful carvings of Lord Shiva, Nandi, Lord Vishnu and Garuda. Behind this there is a colossal monolithic couchant Nandi in its semi-finished state is a master piece.
The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram or Mammallapuram stands as a testimony to the Pallava group of architecture. Mahabalipuram, a World Heritage Site, is situated on the Coromandal coast to the south of Chennai in Tamil Nadu state, India.