Varaha Cave Temple is a rock-reduce cave temple located at Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal in Kancheepuram District in Tamil Nadu, India. It is part of the hill top village, that is 4 kilometres to the north of the principle Mahabalipurm web sites of rathas and the Shore Temple. It is an instance of Indian rock-reduce architecture courting from the late 7th century. The temple is one of the best testimonial to the historic Vishwakarma Sthapathis, of rock-cur cave structure, out of many such caves also called mandapas. Part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, the temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as inscribed in 1984.
The most outstanding sculpture within the cave is that of Lord Vishnu within the incarnated shape of a Varaha or boar lifting Bhudevi, the mom earth goddess from the sea. Also carved are many mythical figures. Varaha Cave Temple is located on the hills of Mahabalipuram city, 4 kilometres to the north of the primary Mahabalipurm sites of rathas and Shore Temple, at the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal of the Indian Ocean. Now, within the Kanchipuram district, it's far approximately 58 kilometres from Chennai town and approximately 20 miles from Chingelpet.