Ellora Caves, Aurangabad
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Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ellora Caves, a series of 34 temples carved in the Charanandri hills. The majestic, stone-cut cave temples were built between the fifth and 10th centuries, carved into a tall basalt cliff in an uninterrupted sequence. Despite some of the structures being dedicated to Hindu deities, and others serving as Jain and Buddhist monasteries, the temples harmoniously coexisted for hundreds of years. Admire the architectural splendor, elaborate detailing, and intricate decorations of the massive, multi-religion complex. Plan to visit Ellora Caves during your Aurangabad vacation using our convenient Aurangabad itinerary maker.
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The visit was very mystical and beautiful. the monument was not properly maintained. there is a lot of history attached to this monument
Ellora caves, an UNESCO World Heritage site are located at a distance of 29 km from Aurangabad. There are 12 Buddhist caves, 17 Hindu caves and 5 Jain caves dating 600 - 1000 CE period. Cave 16 featur... read more »
If you are in Auranagabad it's a must to visit the caves..it's very convenient to reach the caves from Auranagabad .cabs, buses and shared Jeep are available to reach caves .the caves are just walking... read more »
Beautiful place. Beautiful temple of lord Shiva. The Shivling is always wet, may be due to moisture. .. but thats wonderful
Do visit Kailash Mandir. A Gigantic Shiva Mandir built from a Single Mountain rock. No joints, or pieces. A master piece. Nowhere in the world, except In India, can you see such great work.
Bhaskar B C
All the caves has very good sculptures. Kailasa temple is the best among all Ellora caves. This temple is caved in from top to bottom. It's unimaginable the way it has been done.
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It is a very good place for visitors. Lot of foreign visitors are visiting every day. It is hardly 30 kms from city of aurangabad, Lot of caves are there and in each cave there are very excellent carving.
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