Mahendra Vishnukiraham rock carvings is one of the notable historic monument, located in Mahendravadi village of Arakonam Taluk. This monument is preserved by the Archeological Survey of India . It is a very ancient rock temple of Tamilnadu. This rock carvings were built during the period of King Mahendravarman from 600-630 AD. The Grantha script inscription of Mahendra Varman period ensure that it is Mahendra Vishnukiraham is named after the King Mahendra Varman.
The carvings are done in a monolithic stone in an open space is one of the special features of the monument with a couple of full pillars and one half pillar, the same temple is constructed that attracts the visitors. Only Podhigai is carved in the pillars look very simple.
How to Reach:
88 kms from Chennai International Airport
27 kms from Walajah Road Junction
35 kms from ranipet