Trimurti Cave Temple
Straight ahead inside the northern entrance to Mamallapuram Hill you can't miss the huge boulder with the inspired name of Krishna’s...
The Ganesh Ratha is carved from a single rock, with lion-shaped pillar bases. Once a Shiva temple, it became a shrine to Ganesh (Shiva’s...
The Varaha Mandapa houses some of Mamallapuram's finest carvings. The left panel shows Vishnu's boar avatar, Varaha, lifting the earth...
Good European-style dishes, including pasta, burgers and sandwiches, in a cool, contemporary setting.
Trimurti Cave Temple information
Pass between the rocks north of Krishna's Butterball to the Trimurti Cave Temple, honouring the Hindu 'trinity': Brahma (left), Shiva (centre) and Vishnu (right). On the back of the same rock is a beautiful group of carved elephants.