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Ajanta Caves

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Address: Nr. Jalgaon | Hiranya Resorts , Aurangabad, Aurangabad 431117, India
Phone Number: 919766008389
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Classic piece of arts

There are classic piece of arts drawing on the wall of ajanta caves. Its a historical place and there is tremendous buddhist temple in it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are classic piece of arts drawing on the wall of ajanta caves. Its a historical place and there is tremendous buddhist temple in it.

Thank sushant c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Keep at least two days for these caves as the drive to and from Aurangabad can be quite exhausting. Preferably stay en route or at site.

Thank Harvey P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The most amazing Ajanta Caves are situated in the Aurangabad District in Maharashtra. This caves are mostly popular in Maharashtra. At this place many of the tourist spends their time for seeing such a wonderful historical place. This caves are awesome for the family as well as school or college picnics. Due to such a places we have to learn... More 

Thank Shubham B
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Views are full of art and culture depicting the lives of monks who used to stay there at the beginning of this century. Worthy views of carvings on rocks

Thank MrRaviPatel
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the most fascinating monuments I have been to. A must visit if you are in Aurangabad. Highly recommend that you hire a guide if you are in a hurry. However, if you have dedicated at least 5 hours to this place, you can buy a book and appreciate the caves at leisure. I was pleasantly surprised... More 

Thank GauriOak
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ajanta was busy, but amazing, our guide Vijay (jaiswal.vijaykumar6@gmail.com) was brilliant, he knew a lot about the caves and was able to show us delicate, intricate aspects of the paintings and carvings. Well worth employing him for 2 days to see both ajanta and ellora.

Thank tantrihealer
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place to visit if you have lot of stamina and joints working fine. best time to visit is in rainy season not recommended for old people for them they have an virtual cave museum in front of parking. virtual caves are same as original great work done engineers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The great plus at Ajanta is that still quite a lot of the original paintings can be seen in place and of course the Caves themselves are very impressive and you can see many beautifully hewn Buddhas and accompanying Boddhisattvas here. If you are interested in 4th-6th century Buddhist paintings, Ajanta is the place to be, my review would have... More 

Thank Ute J
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

These rock cut caves at Ajanta can take on literally any cave in the world including the ones in central Vietnam. They are 33 caves in total out of which 26 were open. In each caves there are either murals or sculptures and stupas dating right to 1-2nd cent B.C.

Thank ishanmht
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Must see....the paintings may no longer be visible after 20 years, as there is not much of restoration work being done. The road from Aurangabad to Ajanta is very bad in spite of the site being one of the world heritage sites. But once you reach there, it is just a breathtaking experience - you will fall short of words... More 

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