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Address: Nr. Jalgaon | Hiranya Resorts , Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India
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We a group of 17 were in a 14 day Buddhist pilgrimage in India during March,2015. Ajantha caves was one of our destination. We started at nine in the morning, the opening time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The distance of 110 Kms from the city and the road is not too great.cars are parked about 4kms away from the actual location and you are transported in government bus. Food at the only restaurant at the entrance of the caves is descent.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We a group of 17 were in a 14 day Buddhist pilgrimage in India during March,2015. Ajantha caves was one of our destination. We started at nine in the morning, the opening time, and We have to moved to a shuttle bus to the site. UNESCO is named the AJANTA caves as one of the world's greatest historical monument .... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I was looking at History on its face and i loved it. Only someone who has seen it can relate to these caves. The paintings were breathtaking and so were the stone work. A must see for every history and art lover

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Aurangabad
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The world renowned paitings and recent development activities in surrounding area. It is a heritage of very skilled artists, sad to notice that we have lost a strong connection to that artform.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

A place worth visiting along with ellora. Plan ur itinerary well and reach Ajanta by 9 am. You require a full day to see it. You dont have have get anything to eat but better a sandwitch or a fruit with you if you are not comfortable eating in chawls.Just see it to believe it. its breattaking and you would... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The caves and paintings were done in the 2-6 AD. The paint is of such high quality that it hadn't faded since then. The techniques are that of modern paintings--the painters used soft shading instead of hard lines to denote the objects. It is worth the trip to India to just see this. We had an excellent guide, Amod Basole,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

One of the most amazing places we have visited. The caves are just breathtakingly beautiful,as is their situation. They are cut into a ravine in a horseshoe shape. Words can't describe the beauty of he paintings. Impossible to believe that some of them were started 200 years BC. the culture and civilisation all those years ago is unbelievable. Utterly wonderful... More 

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Kamakura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Amazing Buddhist paints I could watch. Especially highlighted Bodhisattva in the first cave was really beautiful. We could see more beautiful paints if government had emphasized to conserve these paints by theirselves.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

this set of caves have centuries old paintings only. People who love history old architecture are advised to visit. otherwise it is useless journey from aurangabad as it is 100Kms away will consume whole of your day as there is no other place around to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Absolutely worth a trip. It is very awe inspiring to see the fantastic sculpture carved into the mountainside and the detail of both the sculpture and paintings. To imagine that our forefathers did this more than 2000 years ago is at one humbling and fantastic

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