Mahishasuramardini Cave, Mahabalipuram

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  • There are 2 temples. The bottom one is called the Mahishasura mardini temple, which depicts Durga killing the demon mahishasura. It also has other god and goddesses. On the top, it is called Iswara te...  more »
  • Considering these are all carved out of the stone as it existed, they are quite impressive. Took a little bit of a climb , so take your time if it is hot!  more »
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