Shore Temple at Mahabalipuram, World Heritage Site in Tamil Nadu
It is the marvellous Shore Temple situated close to the sea-shore at Mahabalipuram. This temple stands as a typical example of a masonry temple of the Rajasimha’s (Pallava ruler) time. Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is situated on the Coromandal coast to the south of Chennai in Tamil Nadu state, India.
The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram stands as the proud testimony to the architectural excellence of Pallava craftsmen.