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Badami Cave Temples

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When you are in badami these caves are most accessible.one has to climb about 10 15 rock stairs for each cave.The sculptures are excellent.Lot of monkeys so be careful of your... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you are in badami these caves are most accessible.one has to climb about 10 15 rock stairs for each cave.The sculptures are excellent.Lot of monkeys so be careful of your belongings.They also flick your water bottles.Very smart monkeys.The view of Agasthya lake is amazing.It was a fun trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cave temples are in two large clusters and needs time for someone who would like to appreciate the nuances of age old sculptures, art and the pains of the artisan. The monolithic rocks and the carvings are but to be seen to appreciate..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a Beautiful Site which is well taken care of. The caves are Beautiful with Awesome Carvings. The climb is not too steep and Worth it. Just beware of the Monkeys, they are swift and Agressive too. One even entered our car just as we opened the door but no harm done, they pester us for food so best is... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its a bit of climb to make it to all the four caves in the complex, but worth every step you take. The first and third caves have some of the best carvings one can find in the region. Possibly Ellora surpasses the Badami caves but still.... If you are knackered climbing you could consider ditching the last cave, which... More 

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Nashik, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the most beautifully carved and exquisite caves. They are from 5th to 7th century. You have to climb but it is not difficult

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These caves are the primary attraction in the city of badami. The caves are very near to the Bus Stand and a short hike from the parking area. if one is going to visit the Badami caves after a visit to Ahiole and Pattatakal one may not hire a guide as one would end up hearing the same stories again.... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places I visited in North Karnataka, what a masterpiece, caves within a mountain. Best view of the Town from Top of those Mountains...Be Prepared to climb a lot of steps....

Thank vbsub
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit place. Lot of good place around. Require 2 full days to get the feel of the place. Stay is cheaper than expected. Very friendly people.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent and well maintained. Must see.. but do take a good guide for all 4 caves, there is a lot to learn about the history and the carvings. Worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Badami caves are awesome...the work done on the monolithic stones is just great. The fact that one needs to carve out the whole temple in he form of caves itself is a great thing in itself. Also the thought hat these caves were made in 6th century makes the whole visit more interesting. Not very far from town, there is... More 

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