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Pandavleni Caves, Nashik

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Observe the ancient Buddhist monasteries carved into the rocks at Pandavleni Caves. Built gradually from the 4th century BCE through the 12th century CE, the complex spreads across 24 caves, some connected by carved stone ladders. Highlights include the main prayer hall cave with its attractive stupa, and the well-preserved cave number ten. Full of inscriptions and sculptures, the complex also boasts an ancient system of water management--look for chiseled water tanks around the site. If you can, take the short, steep hike to the caves early in the morning to beat the sun, or later in the day. Bring along plenty of water, and sturdy shoes. Put Pandavleni Caves on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Nashik trip generator.
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  • It is said that these caves were built by the Buddhist monks some time in the 7th century AD .There are 24 caves of which some are really worth seeing and at par with the caves at Allora , near Aurang...  more »
  • We spent a good part of a nice cool morning trekking up and enjoying the caves.Lots of history in this lovely hidden location. It is just off the highway. It takes about 15 to 20 minutes to reach the ...  more »
  • It's always soothing to visit such heritage like sites, where things are well maintained. Proper cleaning rooms, security persons available, entry tickets, superb beauty from the top, beautiful scenes...  more »
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  • perfect place for small trek for kids.caves and sculptures simply beautiful...you can see whole nashik city from the top of pandavleni caves.
  • I found it waist of time BT good for walk and your tummy 😉
  • About 500 stairs. Youngsters can climb up in 10 mins. Breathtaking sights of Ambad Midc. It is fun to watch the vast High-Voltage test shed of Crompton greaves dwarfed from above.
  • Pandevleni is the best caves I m going to bicycle muktidhan to pandavleni its awesome caves I loved it
  • Easily accessible from highway. Good view from the caves. Good for a short trip if you are near Nasik. Caves are in a decent condition.