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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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  • One of the main tourist attraction near aurangabad. ajanta caves is accessible by roadways. The entry pass is for max 30 rupees. There are 44 different caves at ajanta. Each caves are unique. some of ...  more »
  • It was a long trip. We where travelling through the north of India and we make a stop in Aurangabad for visiting these caves. Completley sculpted in granitic rock the caves are really interesting from...  more »
  • Quite tiring trip. Condition of Shuttle buses and roads were disappointing, could be much better. May be one needs to be younger and die-hard enthusiast to like this place. The Tourist Department coul...  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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