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Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram : 문화, 1984, India
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- 이들 신전들은 7-8세기경 팔라바왕들에 의해 코로맨델연안의 바위를 파내어 동굴사원으로 창건  
- 이들중 rathos(전차형태의 사원)와 mandapas(동굴신전)이 유명함
  
This group of sanctuaries, founded by the Pallava kings, was carved out of rock along the Coromandel coast in the 7th and 8th centuries. It is known especially for its rathas (temples in the form of chariots), mandapas (cave sanctuaries), giant open-air reliefs such as the famous 'Descent of the Ganges', and the temple of Rivage, with thousands of sculptures to the glory of Shiva.

India-UNESCO World Heritage

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