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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  • Almost unbelievable! You need a good guide to get the most out of the visit. The paintings are intricate and very detailed. The cave excavations are truly magnificent.  more »
  • It is Buddhist rock cutting caves. It will take around 1 hour drive from Aurangabad. From parking buses are available for cave entry. But you need trek to enter the complex. You can find ancient India...  more »
  • Splendid archaeological site, unfortunately affollattissimo. We stayed at Christmas to coincide with school holidays of most Indian schools, so we visited the site with some difficulty. Large files to get each of the caves. The Council therefore is to arrive as soon as possible in the morning, inform yourself well on opening hours and try to be there first. Bring socks to wear over your, in many caves we enter barefoot.
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