Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram is a town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is around 60 km south from the city of Chennai. The population of this place is 12,000. The climate is moderate and breezy due to the location of the sea close to the land. Tamil and English are the two languages spoken here. There is no specific season for the tourists to visit mahabalipuram as it can be visited in, at any past of the year. The nearest Airport is in Chennai. The nearest railway is in Chengalpattu and it is well connected by road ways.