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The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

Post Bag No 4, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104, India

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About The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

This is to promote the conservation of the reptiles and amphibians and theirhabitats through education scientifc research and captive breeding.



Attractions near The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

Krishna's Butter Ball14.71km from The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

A gigantic granite boulder resting on a short incline in the historical town of Mahabalipuram. The boulder is approximately 6 meters high and 5 meters wide and weighs around 250 tons.

Shore Temple14.74km from The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

This 8th-century temple is so named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. This is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site because of its architecture, history, and heritage.

Descent of the Ganges14.83km from The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

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.

Mahabalipuram Light House15.1km from The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

It is open to tourists since 2011. It is closed in 2001 due to the LTTE attack. This is one of the  Indias oldest lighthouse.

Mahishamardini Rock Cut Mandapa15.14km from The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

A 7th-century Indian rock-cut sculptures Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa is located in Mahabalipuram. The temple is part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed in 1984.

Pancha Rathas15.87km from The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology

UNESCO world heritage site. Pancharathas is a monument complex in Kanchipuram. The pancharathas is a five rock marvels in the complex. It is known for its monolithic architecture.

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It is called as the temple city of Tamil Nadu.