See sights like shore temple and Arjuna's penance near our Mahabalipuram hotel

Set aside a day to explore all the things to do around the Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay Mamallapuram. History buffs shouldn't miss attractions like Arjuna's Penance, a huge monolithic carving, and Krishna Mandapam, the largest cave-cut Hindu temple in the city. If time allows, take a day trip to UNESCO World Heritage sites like Kanchipuram, 66 kilometers away, and Pondicherry, 98 kilometers away. Of course, on-site activities like archery and amenities like Bodhi spa provide plenty of fun options for those who want to relax at the resort. Find more suggestions below.
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India Seashell Museum

1.1 mi / 1.77 km from the hotel
View the museum's impressive collection of rare seashells and fossils, plus shark teeth and whale fins. Kids will love the giant octopus sculpture outside.


35.66 mi / 57.39 km from the hotel
An ancient city dating back to the 2nd century, Kanchipuram is today known for for its ancient temples, colorful temple festivals, and the famous Kanchipuram silk sarees.

Krishna's Butter Ball

0.36 mi / 0.57 km from the hotel
Take a photo with this massive, precariously balanced boulder. Local legend says that even seven elephants were unable to shift this gigantic ball of granite.