Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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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Absolutely Stunning , the words cant explain the beauty of the place. Very neat and well maintained by ASI .
It was a wow experience to see the monuments and that too in the Rainy season. The only drawback is that the maintainenance could have been much better for such an enchanting Monument.
Its an amazing place to visit by any one irrespective of the interest. Its not only the amazing art work at Cave age but the symbol of dedication, passion and zeal of human even at that age. The Buddh... read more »
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