March 24, 2012

Krishna's Butter Ball at Mamallapuram

Site Name: Krishna's Butter Ball
Site Type: Picnic spot
Location:  1 kms from bus stand, Mamallapuram, near Chennai (55 kms from Chennai), Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: Natural giant rock perched on the hillside
Nearest Railway Station: Chennai
Nearest Airport: Chennai
How to reach: Well connected by road from Chennai

Hotel: A lot of options are available within Mamallapuram and East Coast Road outside the town
Restaurants: Many options and varieties across the town
Mamallapuram town in South India is famous for its Pallava period architectural marvel and splendid sculptures. The town is full of beautiful monuments; some of them are veyr popular and some of them remain unknown. However, there is one natural rock which was not made by human power has become as popular as other architectural marvels in Mamallapuram. It is Krishna's Butter Ball.

Krishna's butter ball is a giant natural rock perched on the hillside near the popular monument Arjuna's Penance. As it resembles butter ball, it is called as Lord Krishna's butter ball. You can find tourists visit this rock and pose for photographs. You can also find a lot of people taking shelter under this shady rock.
Happy travelling.

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