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. To visit Aurangabad Caves and get the most from your holiday in Aurangabad, create itinerary details personal to you using our Aurangabad family vacation planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    The old caves are well maintained and are one of the heritage destination for local and foreign visitors.  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    This is again a prominent place to watch in the heart of the city but I would certainly say that it has been overshadowed by Ajanta & Ellora. Ajanta & Ellora has their unique charm to fascinate travel...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Hi, I visited Aurangabad, Shirdi, Shani shignapur, mahabaleshwar, Bhimashankar and pune in month of june, trip was for one week and around 1200 Km to cover sai samadhi, shani temple, 3 jyotirlings, el...  more »

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