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 place located in outskirts of Aurangabad city. It is a ca e inthe series of Ajanta and Ellora caves. If you have spare time in Aurangabad and not able to visit Ajanta/ellora you can visit this...  more »
  • Ancient history that you can touch with your bare hands. The place that you have to see. Amazing nature and stunning architecture.  more »
  • The carvings and what’s is left of the paintings are a treat to see. An absolute must for a History/ Art/ Architecture Buff. We were lucky to witness a group of monks praying there, and that really ad...  more »

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