Krishna’s Butterball, Mahabalipuram


Krishna’s Butterball is a large rock balanced on the hillside on the other side of the Mahabalipuram beach. It is a huge boulder located on a hill slope near the Ganesh Ratha. The rock is around 5 m in diameter and is resting on 45 degree angle and is famous spot among tourists.

It is said that the Pallava rulers tried to move the boulder with elephants but failed to do it.

Timings – Opening & Closing:

Monday – Friday: 7.00 AM – 7.00 PM ,

Saturday: 12.00 AM -12.00 AM ,

Sunday: 7.00 AM – 7.00 PM ,

Public Holidays: 7.00 AM – 7.00 PM

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