Getting There

By Air

The nearest airport is Chennai International airport, which is located about 15 km away from Mahabalipuram. Chennai airport is having two terminals, domestic and International. Chennai is well connected to all major cities in India and many cities in abroad including Colombo, Middle East Countries, Singapore and Gulf countries.

By Train:

There are two major railway stations in Chennai. Chennai Central (7.5 KMs) and Chennai Egmore (8 Kms). Local trains stations near by are

Distance Railway Station
1.2 KM Mandaiveli Railway Station
2.4 KM Greenways Road Railway Station
3.2 KM Kottur Railway Station
4.0 KM Kasthuri Bhai Nagar Railway Station
4.5 KM Chindaderipet Railway Station
4.6 KM Mambalam Railway Station


By Road:

Mylapore is well connected by good network of roads with all important places. One can take an auto or a taxi to get to mylapore. Mylapore is also well connected  with Tamil Nadu public transport bus services

Travel Tips

The site is very peaceful and free of irritants.

Dressing restrictions
Dress appropriately, wear fully-covered clothes as it is a religious site.

Cars, buses, auto-rickshaws

Enjoyed by
Families, Backpackers, Senior Citizens

A visit to the temple includes walking barefeet on the pathway
which heats up at noon.

Avoidable Season
Open through the year

Basic, plan accordingly

Things Not Allowed
Footwear, cigarettes


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