Mukunda Nayanar Temple, Mahabalipuram

3.7
#13 of 15 in Historic Sites in Mahabalipuram
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • The temple is said to have got excavated from 12 feet deep sandy soil at the Northern end of the Mamallapuram Archaeological Monuments complex, just opposite to the entrance of the present Adayar...  more »
  • the place is very neat and holy.The place has a positive energy on the visit to this hindu temple on the tour.  more »
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  • The beautiful architecture dates back to the 8th century. Also the atmosphere is calm and serene. I had a great experience. It is a very good spot to gusto with family and friends.
  • This simple temple now under ASI, located at north of mahabalipuram town, built by Rajasimha during 8th century. Heavy walls at entrance porch, two slender column. Superstructure shape is octagon to dome. Two storey structure at vimana, vimana sigaram is missing. Super structure of Mukunda Nayanar temple and Arjuna ratha looks like same. Inside garbagraham one Shiva lingam and Somas kandhar at wall. As of now poojai not conducted at this temple.

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