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Address: Nr. Jalgaon | Hiranya Resorts , Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India
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Exquisite Paintings and stone carvings

The paintings here are superb. One can only imagine how one could have created such beautiful paintings so many years back. Its a really beautiful place to visit with family and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The paintings here are superb. One can only imagine how one could have created such beautiful paintings so many years back. Its a really beautiful place to visit with family and a must visit for those who like historical places

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

About a 2-2.5 hour drive from Aurangabad, the Ajanta caves are truly worth any effort to see if you're in India. Quite different from the nearby Ellora caves, which are primarily carvings; Ajanta has the remnants of truly beautiful paintings. I really don't recommend coming to the caves other by car. A tuk-tuk from Aurangabad would be miserable and although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The Ajanta and Ellora Caves were THE #1 thing to do (other than a wedding in Delhi). So, I did quite a bit of research regarding the history, guides, accommodation etc.This trip was nothing short of amazing. The historic nature is mind-blowing like everyone said but it could not be complete without Mr Taqui's (Capital Tours) guidance. Our 7-hr car... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Proud to be part of the history which get reflected at Ajanta. Unbelivable art work. Requires better care

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This was my first visit to Ajanta Caves. The paintings and sculptures are really awesome but suggest taking a guide who can give you a better understanding of it. I planned the visit with my parents who can't walk and climb, for whom the DOLI service was really very helpful. Pathan, Yuvraj and their friends work as potter for this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This marvel was created more than 2000 years by cutting rocks in a horse shoe shaped hillock. Paintings inside the caves are worth seening and statues carved in rocks are just marvelous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This was my 2nd visit to Ajanta Caves and I was as impressed the second time around as much as I was the first time. A must visit for anyone interested in Indian history, culture or just wanting to getting to know our roots or Buddhist history. It gives a lot of food for thought to get to know all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had a good time exploring the various caves and sculptures on display at this ancient temple. The brilliant architecture and sculptures are an amazing work of art and demands time to admire its beauty. The intricately carved edifices also provides good opportunities for photo buffs as well. My only issue with the place was a strange smell which seemed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

You need a whole day to enjoy the caves. They are outstanding. We started our walk down from the viewing point at the top of the hill. The views are amazing. The walk down to the caves is charming. The caves can be experienced properly only with a good guide. Get one. It's worth it. There's loads and loads of... More 

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Aurangabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Famous Ajanta caves located 100 km from Aurangabad city it is very old caves in this caves famous gautam buddah statues ,other statues ,handicrafts market etc.

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