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Pancha Pandava Cave

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Address: West Raja Street, Mahabalipuram, India

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Old rock structures

Place known to be the caves of the five pandavas. Old rock structures reminding of ancient indian heritage

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
karthikeya r
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Bengaluru, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Either the structures are incomplete or destroyed by some mighty rulers. In any case, you can click lots of photos around it.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place known to be the caves of the five pandavas. Old rock structures reminding of ancient indian heritage

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is located in an wonderful area and you have to see this if you are in the area anyway. The reliefs have been protected from the elements.People touch the structure and feel of the culture.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is found to the left side of Arjuna's Penance & is worth exploring. The inside back wall is covered with interesting vignettes of life including a cow being milked. Worth stopping to look at the detail. Also on a hot day it is a shady place to explore.

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Vadodara, India
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Adjoining Krishna Mandap is this large , unfinished cave temple showing only six finished lion pillars and lion pilasters at either end . The brackets above the capitals of these pillars are decorated with lions and griffins with human riders . This temple is unique in a sense that no other Pallava cave temple has attempted a plan of having... More 

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Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Walking distance from other Mahabalipuram monuments.Great monolithic structures. Kids will enjoy climbing around the monuments.

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Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

The Pancha Pandava cave is a beautiful work on stone architecture and good place to see the history of tamil nadu.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Good Work with Natural Rock and amazing finish. but not maintained by the people. It should be zero water or liquor area

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Thank Duraisamy
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Its a monolithic stone carving made in mahabalipuram, it is nothing to do with Mahabharata's pandav. If u buy ticket for panch pandav ,u can also eligible to enter shore temple in same day

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Another road-side temple which, like many in Mahabalipuram, is unfinished. However, it is still a wonderful place with some beautiful work evident as well as providing some notion of how the work was undertaken.

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