Krishna's Butter Ball
#6 of 19 Places to Visit in Mahabalipuram
Distance (From Mahabalipuram Bus Station): 0.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: On Mada Koil Street
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 0.5 Km from Mahabalipuram Bus Station (on Mada Koil Street), Krishna's Butter Ball is a huge boulder near the Ganesha Ratha. It rests precariously on a narrow rock base. Legend has it that several Pallava Kings attempted to move it, but all the kings and their elephants could not shift the boulder even by an inch.