#9 of 19 Places to Visit in Mahabalipuram
Distance (From Mahabalipuram): 5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: On Chennai - Mahabalipuram Road
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: This place can be visited while going to Covelong beach (9 kms ahead)
At a distance of 5 Kms from Mahabalipuram (on Chennai - Mahabalipuram Road), Tiger Caves are situated in a coastal village on the Kovalam Road.
This is a magnificent mandapa which contains a shrine dedicated to goddess Durga which has big beautiful figures in front. The deposition here is on the battle of Goddess Durga and Mahishasura. There are number of charges in this Mandapam from that of the Mahishasura Mardini Mandapam. The figure of somaskanda is found in Athiranachanda Mandapa to the south of Tiger care.