This is the second part in the Series "Caves in/around Chennai"..
These caves are known as "Vallam Caves" after the place where they are located.
The importance to these caves comes from the fact that it was the Pallava King Mahendra Varman who made these.
And these caves contain some of the oldest tamil inscriptions.The dates are supposed to be between AD 610 and 675.
The Caves here actually are a set of 3 caves.
The Caves now function as a Hindu Temple.
View of all the Caves.
A Good View of the Cave at the Right.
The Tamil inscriptions on the pillars of the caves.
The Horns on this statue are one of its kind in India and is a unsolved mystery.
View from the top
The Board on the Main road.
How To Go : Go to Chengelput and take the road to Mahabalipuram. A sk for Vallam and then ask for "Malai Kovil".
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