Aurangabad Caves, Aurangabad

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Visit a premium display of Indian classical art dating back many centuries at Aurangabad Caves. Twelve caves divided into three groups make up the system, where sculptural carvings of various Buddhist religious deities date between the 2nd and 7th century CE. Many describe the seventh cave as the most fascinating of the lot: like a snake, this corridor adorned with sculptural embellishments encircles a central shrine. Carved Buddhist gods and goddesses fill the corridor, which features recesses at regular intervals. Go on your own, or inquire with a local tour operator to arrange transportation and a guided visit. Using our international travel planner, Aurangabad attractions like Aurangabad Caves can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is the famous caves in Maharashtra . Just giving 4star because this place is not located in th city it's 110km from aurangabad . Recommended....  more »
  • It should have been a proud destination for within city limits.... it is very poorly maintained by the authorities . you will find bad smell and dirt all over. there is no arrangement for water food e...  more »
  • I went to Aurangabad Caves. Located on a roughly running hill, Aurangabad caves are the twelve rock-cut Buddhist shrines. A true architectural wonder with a deep history is attached to these caves. Th...  more »

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