The monuments at Mahabalipuram are located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal in Kanchipuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. There are about 40 sanctuaries, including the world's largest open-air rocky shelter. These monuments include - Dharmaraja Rath, Arjuna Rath, Bhima Rath, Draupadi Rath, Nakula Sahadeva Rathas Five Rathas and Ganesh Rath. The Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram was declared a World Heritage Site in the year 1984.
Places to visit near Group of Monuments
Mahabalipuram boasts of famous temples and architectural marvels. This city has a plethora of famous tourist attractions and the places to visit near the Group of Monuments are Arjun’s Penance, Mahabalipuram Beach, India Seashell Museum, Alamparai Fort, Sadras, Pancha Rathas, etc.