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The carvings on the wall of the Rayagopuram is pretty simple. This structure looks like an entrance... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Dinesh_cbe
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Coimbatore, India
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Awesome...No other words to describe. I went to this place on May with my family. They all enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
vijmail99
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Another temple on top, this one quite impressive with its pillars standing and views out from the top and end of city

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The carvings on the wall of the Rayagopuram is pretty simple. This structure looks like an entrance of a castle. Good for few shots.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dinesh_cbe
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Awesome...No other words to describe. I went to this place on May with my family. They all enjoyed it thoroughly.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vijmail99
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you are in Mahabalipuram for a leisurely trip or if you are in Mahabalipuram as an earnest explorer, you can visit this attraction if you keep walking south from the Varaha cave. It is usually secluded since this is not a well-known attraction, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nilay170
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This is an unfinished monument tried by Vijayanagara kings. Only base is prepared. Similar one exists opposite to Sthala sayanna temple in bus stand. You can imagine any Gopuram in Hampi, to visualise how it would have looked if completed.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

i am visited this place many times, last time when i visited i know this place name its a part of Mahaballipuram.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a huge temple tower in front of the temple carved out of stone. Nice to visits in the mornings.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank karthikeya r
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited briefly whilst in the area, but there are far more impressive monuments to see nearby.If time is limited then spend more time at nearby attractions.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Biddy50
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Raya Gopura is another of Mahabalipuram's hill monuments, but compared to the others, is not that impressive. The reason is that this monument is incomplete and hence, does not quite leave the same impact that the others do. Being on top of a hill, it...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Yet another of the Pallava monuments scattered all over Mamallapuram hill, this temple is different- not a Rathas or a mandapams. Unfortunately, no signage explaining its significance or history, but good views over Mamallapuram and some lovely carvings.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Gregory D
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