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Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
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Explore the World Heritage Site of Ajanta Caves, a series of ancient cave temples decorated with Buddhist carvings and paintings. Some of the caves were carved in the cliff side as far back as the second century BCE, while others were added in the fifth and sixth centuries. Take a guided tour of the caves, used as prayer halls and monasteries in their time, abandoned, and then rediscovered in 1819. Admire the statues and murals inside, considered masterpieces of religious art, or get up to the viewing platform situated across the river to enjoy sweeping views of the complex. A visit to Ajanta Caves represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Aurangabad tour planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Some 2200 years ago people began to excavate huge cave temples right into the sheer face of the horseshoe shaped mountain above Ajanta. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage site, with 30 caves, some full...  more »
  • Visited these famous caves recently. Its amazing to think how these were planned and laid our over 2000 years ago. Some of the structures are still great. Worth a visit 
  • The Best is the only word. Please ensure to book the guide in advance as you may or may not get the guide at cave no 1. You will not get any coverage forf cell phone at Caves. For lunch you must trave...  more »
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  • Shiva ling is present in the cave with number of idols and small waterfall also here
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