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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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  • The history of Ajanta caves the read on the Internet. I can tell you that it is better to go early in the morning to enjoy some quiet since there are always students (therefore very well educated). A stunning backdrop, an amphitheater where various temples. You have a guide because it makes you discover the details that enrich your visit to enjoy. THE AJANTA CAVES WITH ELLORA ARE WORTH THE ENTIRE TRIP!
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  • The trip to Aurangabad to visit the caves of Ellora and Ajanta involves some time and sacrifice but is fully rewarded by the beauty and antiquity of the site
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  • You will read about the Ajanta caves in your guidebook or online, and still not have any comprehension of what you will see. It is simply a spectacular experience. We visited with a hired taxi from ou...  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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