TAJ MAHAL IS NO MORE VISITED/ATTRACTIVE TOURIST DESTIMATION FOR FOREIGNERS IN INDIA
The statistics on visitors to ticketed monuments for 2021-22 released by the ministry of tourism, government of India, showed that around 1,44,984 foreigners visited the Mamallapuram group of monuments, while 38,922 foreign tourists visited the Taj Mahal.30
Mamallapuram is a town in chengalpattu district in southeastern india. IT has becomed one of the best and favourite tourist place nowadays
THE town has a collection of 7th and 8th century hindu religious monument that has been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site. It is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The site has 40 ancient monuments and Hindu temples, including Descent of the Ganges or Arjuna’s Penance – one of the largest open-air rock relief in the world.
The temple has unique blend of dravidian and pallava architectural styles . The most famous temple at mamallapuram is the shore temple which is three-tiered temple and is built on shore of sea.It is one of the old surving temples in history of india
ANOTHER VERY FAMOUS temple is Olakkanneshvara which is dedicated to lord shiva
THE TEMPLES AT MAMALLAPURAM ARE POPULAR TOURIST DESTINATION in india.The temples are famous for their beauty and history significance and it has now becomed popular place for pilgrims