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Sea Shore Temple ,Mahabalipuram
Sea Shore Temple, it’s a promontory sticking out into the Bay of Bengal at Mahabalipuram, a village south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu. It was built in between 700 and 728 AD. A structural temple, built with blocks of granite, dating from the 8th century AD.
At the time of its construction, the village was a demanding port during the reign of Narasimha Varman II of the Pallava Dynasty.
As one of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, it has been classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1984. It is one of the oldest structural stone temples of South India.