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Ellora Caves

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Spectacular rock cut caves and elaborate sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths are over 10 centuries old.
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Ellora Cave Rd | Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Aurangabad 431005, India
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Ellora caves are 28 km from Aurangabad.The caves have three different religious temples.1 to 12 numbers of caves shows Buddhist vihara and chaitya halls.While middle 13 to 29 are showing caves of brahmanisam .Cave 16 is the largest monolithic structure and of Kailash temple.The last...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 117mrunalinis
Reviewed yesterday

It is a very good historical site. The sculpture of over 2000 years is stunning. Good arrangement by the authorities. Free wheel chair is available. Bus take to different cave locations at 20 rupees. Hindu, Jain and bush idols can be witnessed. Reasonable food I’d...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _rnshuklag
Reviewed 3 days ago

Personally I preferred and loved the Buddhist caves, it had less people and hence really helped reflect on the history and our place in time! The Kailasa temple while off course a lot more magnificent and definitely a must do, was so much more crowded....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandhya S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is an architectural marvel and is an evidence how much advanced the architecture was in ancient ages.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 592abck
Reviewed 3 days ago

Kailasa Temple in Ellora Caves is an extraordinary Shiva temple. It is hundreds of years old. The temple is a monolithic structure of basalt stone. Beautiful carved sculptures fill the temple. There are 32 caves in Ellora. Kailasa Temple is in cave no. 16. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ambalavattom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Aurangabad is known as the tourist capital of Mahrashtra becoz of wonderful sights like ajanta and ellore. Ellora caves is located about 30km from the aurangabad city. It is also known as kailasa temple.Must visit sight asit is world heritage declared by Unesco. You require...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NiyotiTrip
Reviewed 4 days ago

To visit Ellora nearest city is Aurangabad. There are flights from Mumbai. From Aurangabad it’s about 30-45 minutes drive to Ellora caves. Ellora has 34 caves featuring Jain, Hindu and Buddhism eras. To get best out of your visit see caves 10, 15, 16, 21...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jogeshraja
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a visit that we will not forget and recommend anyone old or young to see once in their lifetime. Unbelievable work that cannot be put in words. Have to see to believe and understand this wonder .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flint P
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you love the creation of caves, paintings, sculptures, then only you visit Aurangabad. In Aurangabad the main attractions are Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Biwi ka Maqwara (Mini Taj Mahal), Grishneshwar Temple, Panchakki, etc.. But the trip will be little hectic due to ups and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sbiswanath
Reviewed 6 days ago

It should e seen atleast once in your lifetime. It is the Heritage of Indian culture and Art. The first were created by Buddhists, the second set were by Hindus, and the third set by Jains. All are absolutely magical. Admire the way the caves...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Companion795287
12 October 2018|
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Response from asrgnt12 | Reviewed this property |
photography in Ajanta And Ellora is unrestricted except for use of a flashlight in Caves with paintings. As the illumination is already done by LED lights there is no need for flash and we do get better photos without... More
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Response from LEKHASREE22 | Reviewed this property |
We paid ₹700, only for the main cave which is called Kailash cave. Always go for the licensed guides, they will be available near the ticket counter. Mr. Ali was the guide for us, he is a very nice gentleman.
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HariGochary
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Response from AmiFreigeist | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hari, I think you are knocking the wrong door...you posted your question on Elora Caves section Please post it on Andaman related sections. Hope someone will respond.
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