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Kanheri Caves, Mumbai

4.3
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Enter Kanheri Caves to explore an underground world of rock-cut monuments and natural works of art. Walk through some of dozens of basaltic rock caves that lie hidden within the forest of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. As you go deeper, examine traces of Buddhist art and Indian culture, since numerous unfinished paintings decorate the moist walls. Outside you'll find plenty of picnic spots surrounded by streams and small waterfalls. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Kanheri Caves by using our Mumbai road trip planning tool .
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  • The Kanheri Caves are located in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park inside Mumbai. They are a group of caves and rock-cut monuments cut into a massive basalt outcrop. We visited the caves along with the ...  more »
  • The caves are part of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, in the North part of Mumbai. Travel by car from the city center is around 30 mins if there is no traffic.  more »
  • These caves are within the national park, so they are in su h a beautiful setting. Up to 2000 years old. The carved stone is warn but still the carving if the Buddha and other subjects are very beauti...  more »
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  • Kanheri Caves is a best place ever seen. There's the many years old Buddha statue and we get to see the structure of the temple having in the many years before. It is nice place to take a pic (on the top of the mountains).best time to visit in a rainy season. In rainy season the nice greenery and The amazing waterfall.
  • Very Peaceful place. It will take not more than 3 hour to visit all the caves. There are more than 80 caves. Best time to visit this place is early morning. Small canteen is also available where you can get samosa, vadapav, biscuits, etc.
  • This is the most visited place in Mumbai. Best time to Visit is Monsoon and winter. Enjoy the beautiful view from the top of the caves. It's beautiful and built in stones
  • Ana amazing place to spend at least half a day, mind you ONLY the caves and not the National Park. There are 109 of them on mountains and each of them being at different levels and differently built offer amazing views and tell us about the Buddhist great history in our nation. you can hire a bicycle is reach early from the entrance of National park. Try visiting on a weekday as it is a crowded place otherwise. rainy season is considered to be the best. Loved the visit.
  • Nice place to visit, lots of steps to climb and not everything locked up just be respectful! I saw a lot of graffiti on some of the ancient carvings and names written in the 100s year old paint it's disrespectful and extremely bad luck
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