Mandapa of Krishna or Krishna Mandapam is a monument at Mahabalipuram, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, inside the Kancheepuram district of the nation of Tamil Nadu, India. It is a part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed in 1984. It is located on a hillock next to the open rock comfort of Descent of the Ganges.
It is constituted by an at first open-air bas-remedy committed to Lord Krishna, dating to the mid-7th century, which became later enclosed within a mandapa inside the 16th century all through the Vijayanagara Empire. Notable carvings internal are sculpted panels that deliver out the tale of Krishna lifting the Govardhana Hill to guard the cowherds and gopis from heavy rains and floods – the "maximum poetic and endearing" Indian or Angkor sculpture-based totally representation of this legend and there are also scenes of Krishna frolicking with the milk maids.