Mahabalipuram Shore

Mahabalipuram Shore Temple, Entry fee, Timings, Route info

Best Time to Visit: Sep-Mar 1st week.

Mahabalipuram Panchayat Entry fees

Vehicle Type Entry Fees
Bus Rs.125
Tempo Traveller Rs.100
Car/ Jeep Rs.75
Two wheeler Rs.15

Ticket Valid Till 12:00 am.

Visiting Hours: Sunrise to Sunset. Daily. ie. 6:30 am – 6:00 pm.

Places to visit in Mahabalipuram

  1. Mahabalipuram Shore Temple
  2. Five Rathas
  3. Arjuna’s penance
  4. Arjuna’s Ratha
  5. Bhima’s Ratha
  6. Dharmaraja’s Ratha
  7. Dharmaraja’s rock-cut throne.
  8. Dolotsava Mandapam
  9. Draupadi’s Rath
  10. Lion, Elephant and Bull’s Huge stone figures.
  11. Ishwara Temple
  12. Kottikal Mandapa
  13. Krishna Mandapa
  14. Krishna’s butterball
  15. Mahishamardini rock-cut mandapa
  16. Rock-cut Ganesha temple
  17. Rock-cut Varaha Temple
  18. Royagopuram
  19. Sahadeva’s Rath
  20. Lighthouse

Must-visit Places

  1. Arjuna’s Penance
  2. Shore Temple
  3. Five Rathas.

Mahabalipuram Shore Temple and other Monuments Entry fee

Entry for Ticket Cost per person
Indian Adult Rs.40
Foreigner Rs.600
Photography No fee
Mobile Camera No fee
Indian Child under 15 years No fee
Video filming without stand Rs.25

Ticket Counter

One time ticket purchase for a group of monuments. Ticket purchased at any counter can be used at remaining entry points.

Arjuna’s Penance

Mahabalipuram Vehicle Parking Details

Free parking space available at all entry points.

How much time does it take to visit Mahabalipuram?

Arjuna Penance and Rock-cut mandapa will take 30 – 45 mins.
Five Rathas will take 30 -40 mins. Mahabalipuram Shore temple might take 30 mins.

How to reach Mahabalipuram from Chennai?

It takes 1 hour 15 mins by drive from Chennai. The direct bus is available from Chennai to Mamallapuram.

How to reach Mahabalipuram Shore?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Chennai which is 55 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Chennai which is 59 Km away.
  2. Local trains run from Park Town to Tidel Park
  3. From Tidel park, it is by bus to Mamallapuram

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Chennai and Puducherry stations.