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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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  • It is certainly the Amazing place to visit. The Artwork done on stones and walls is amazing. It is really a matter of thinking that how these caves might have been made without machines. 
  • its takes real effort to reach these caves--about 2-21/2 hour drive from Aurangabad (which is not much of a city to start with). But the reward is a series of Buddhist caves from 2nd Century to BCE to...  more »
  • Incredible place to visit, we organised this trip via India Personal Tours of which i highly recommend when visiting India, we had a guide and driver. Ajanta is a 3-4hour drive from Aurangabad, wonder...  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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