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Descent of the Ganges

W Raja St, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104, India

Monument
Notable Architecture

Descent of the Ganges is a huge rock monument located on West Raja Street in Mahabalipuram. Carved in the 7th century during the Pallava reign on the face of an enormous boulder, this along with the adjacent carving, Arjuna's Penance, is one of the largest open-air rock sculptures in the world.

Location of Descent of the Ganges