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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 Ellora vacation using our convenient Ellora itinerary maker.
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Amazing caves and statues of God and Goddess in ancient temples built in 200 BC. Need time to visit all 34 caves but if short of time just see 16 & 17 which are near to entrance. No doubt, Cleanliness... more »
Enciant Ellora Caves are a BIG TEMPLE COMPLEX of Buddhist, Hindus and Jaines, there are 34 caves respectively. Ellora is one of the largest rock-cut caves of the world. UNESCO declare World Haritage S... more »
it takes a while, but if you just stand a bit, and begin to imagine that it was all stone, that they just took away stone - didn't add anything, not one of the shapes you see in front of you - that th... more »
Er.KISHOR S. JADHAV
The world famous caves. Really very good to see for history lovers. We can't imagine how that time without any machinery they built such a beautiful, wonderful, incredible building's. 👍👌
Cave paintings like never seen before. Structural wonder of the ancient world. You will see that the entrance, if you look from a satellite map of Google Maps, is perfectly aligned in the East-West direction. Also the Kailash temple in the caves is Monolithic and was carved unconventionally from top to the bottom. Ellora caves are an enthralling experience always.
Most magnificent, most amazing, most beautiful thing I have seen in my life. It is beyond imagination that how much of man work and time was spent to make this indestructible thing. With just simple tools like hammer and chisel without use of modern technology they have carved tones of rock.
one of Unesco world heritage sites in India. Carved out of mountain it is vast and grand. There are more than 40+ caves. Spread across a large area it will take more than 2-3 hours to explore and appreciate the beauty of this place. These are the heritage place that makes us proud about our rich past. Do take your children to show these places. What we read in general knowledge, can see here it in real.
The magnificent caves will take your breath away... The mountains have been literally scooped to carve these.. The Lord Shiva is meditating along with glowing Lord Buddha here with Dasavataram in the murals.. Epic. Makes you wonder why this isn't considered Wonder of the World, but as you see and absorb more of this place, one realises surely it doesn't feature there because it's out of the world!
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