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Address: Nr. Jalgaon | Hiranya Resorts , Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India
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Amazing caves, there are so many that you need hours together to explore them...DSLRs are a must here...do not forget Cave 26

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Amazing caves, there are so many that you need hours together to explore them...DSLRs are a must here...do not forget Cave 26

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Located at approximately 105 Kms from Aurangabad, Ajanta caves are well known for its paintings & stone carvings which dates back to 2nd- 6th century CE. We took a MSRTC bus from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves/Ajanta T Point (that’s the stop name and it come after Ajanta Village). The fare was Rs 120 and it took us little less than... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place...a must visit for history and art lovers!!! 26 Caves. Fantastic place. UNESCO Heritage.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed both Ajanta and Ellora but much prefer Ellora if I could only do one cave trip. Ajanta was nice. The allure of Ajanta are the cave drawings. Due to preservation, the lighting in the caves are dim light and you cannot use flash to take photos. So the paintings were not as visible as I would like. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We recently travelled to see the World Heritage site Ajanta Caves, a spectacular site truly worth visiting. We were fortunate that we were visiting monsoon season as it was not over crowded. An amazing place and worth visiting.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I really wonder how these 2200 to 1600 years caves are still standing on their own. Its really beautiful, though at places some pictures are fade or reworked, but still that does not matter. From car park you need to buy the tickets and a bus will take visitors around 4 kilometers and will drop at the entrance of the... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Ajanta caves is one of the best attraction among Indian and foreign tourist. It is 30 Kms away from Auranagbad. You can easily reach there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Very close to Aurangabad and pride of India and Maharashtra. When you visit the place be prepared to leave your camera and enjoy the creation of the Buddhist Monks creations. You will find 2 categories- Ajanta Caves which are known for paintings on the wall and very close is Ellora, which is an archaeological site. Both are must see...

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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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