The Oldest Lighthouse in Asia!
- It’s an incredibly mysterious building on top of a huge grey-white granite rock, known as Olakkannesvara Mandir.
- Built by Pallava king Mahendravarman I in 630 CE.
- The Shiva Mandir functioned as lighthouse to emit light & served as navigational aid for ships in the sea.
- The Olakkannesvara Temple also known as, "the Old Lighthouse" in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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