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Mamallapuram is situated 58 Kms to the south of chennai. The Roman geographer Ptolemy of second century A.D. refers to it as Malange. The pallava dynasty, which ruled this area between 6th- 9th centuries A.D with their capitqal at Kanchipuram, patronised the creation of the wonderful edifices.
The monuments at Mamallapuram based of the mode of execution fall under four different categories. They are rock-cut cave monolithic free standing temples, bas-reliefs and structural temples.
Important Telephone Numbers
Government of Tamil Nadu Tourist Office 044 27442232
Police Station 04427442221
Town Panchyat Office 04427442223
Arcaeological Survery of India 04427442226
Deputy Superintendent of Police 04427442100
Tamil Nadu Beach Resort Complex (TTDC) 044 27442251
Radison Resort Temple Bay 044 27442287
Hotel Fortune Chariot 04427443005
Ideal Beach Resort 04427442243
Mamalla Heritage 044 27442060
Mahabalipuram has a tropical climate. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Aw. The average annual temperature is 28.4 °C. The temperatures are highest on average in May, at around 32.6 °C. In January, the average temperature is 24.3 °C, the lowest of the year. The average temperatures vary during the year by 8.3 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 1219 mm. In winter, there is much less rainfall than in summer. The variation in the precipitation between the driest and wettest months is 309 mm.
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