Dance Festival at Mamallapuram
The festival begins on the 25th of December in Mamallapuram lasts for 6 weeks.
Sit before an open-air 'stage' created 13 centuries ago, the incredible monolithic rock sculptures of the Pallavas, next to the sea in this ancient city of Mamallapuram. Lovers of dance will be treated to a very unique and unforgettably aesthetic event:
Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and Odissi , presented by the very best exponents of the art besides folk dances
HOW TO GET THERE
Air : Chennai (58-km) is the nearest airport with both domestic and international terminus. Chennai is connected with all the major places in India through the numerous domestic flights. International flights operate from various parts of the world to Chennai.
Rail : The nearest railway stations are Chengalpattu (29-km) and Chennai (58-km). From these stations one has to take road to reach the Mamallapuram.
Road : Buses are available from Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai to Mamallapuram daily. The road to Mamallapuram is good. Tourists can also hire a taxi from Chennai.
WHERE TO STAY
Accommodation is available at the resorts and lodges in Mamallapuram.