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Address: Nr. Jalgaon | Hiranya Resorts , Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India
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These cave paintings are a must-see

Beautiful Buddhist caves carved out of the side of a cliff that date from the 2nd century BCE. The caves at Ajanta are a marvel to behold, laboriously hewn from the rock over so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Buddhist caves carved out of the side of a cliff that date from the 2nd century BCE. The caves at Ajanta are a marvel to behold, laboriously hewn from the rock over so many centuries. But it is the paintings inside some of the caves that set these ones aside from their sister site at Ellora. The colours are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

one of the best places ever visited, the caves are very old and are carved 200 years post Buddha's demise, the latest accounts and most accurate accounts of hitstory can have, sadly they were discovered by a Capt John Smith during a tiger hunting expedition a lot of paitinng 2000 years old were distroyed , but most of them are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Carved caves and a gem of Indian history, a must visit place in the outskirts of Aurangabad, really a Nice place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We were there last week.. I was really happy to see the ancient art in caves.. Caves site is properly managed.. We had to park our car in parking lot.. There are good facilities at the entry site.. From there AC bus took us to caves.. Charges of bus service and other ticket charges are very nominal and affordable.. Caves... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

When you visit Ajanta Caves, first you will wonder that these caves & paintings were carved some time between 2nd century BC to 6th century AD. that means, about 1500-2300 years ago ! So 2000+ years ago few buddhist monks carved such caves and created such world famous painting..I am told by the guide that they used mirrors to reflect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What more can one say about Ajanta? One of the wonders of the world. If you are young visit now, you might find some places difficult to get to later on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Unique art and sculpture history has kept for us, indeed !! Kailash Temple is a gem, but the other caves are worth watching, just to understand the pattern of transformation from Hinduism to Buddhism.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You must visit Ajanta Caves if history pleases you. It's definitely going to leave you speechless. There's so much of substance and history in every carving that you begin to understand the chain of events. The carvings at Ajanta have a great influence of Buddhism. Avoid visiting on weekends, it gets too too crowded and suffocating. Also, try and visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You can book taxi to Ajanta and Ellora in two days for about 3600Rs in airport. It takes 2.5hr to Ajanta from Aurangabad. The taxi driver may stop in the middle and let you eat lunch. When you get to the gate, just go straight into the entrance without hanging around the store. The ticket is 250RS and also the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Lot of stairs to climb. Actual caves are not at that high level. Govt should either plan a less steep pathway or lift. Automate electronic aid should be made available to listen the recorded authentic standard history of the caves being visited. A film may be shown before actually being taken to caves or film may be shown while on... More 

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Address: Nr. Jalgaon | Hiranya Resorts , Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Aurangabad

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