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Address: Nr. Jalgaon | Hiranya Resorts , Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India
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Ajanta Caves- Buddhist Monastery caves dating back to even BC's

The Japanese foundation has made a model replica of Ajanta Caves outside - as a Visitor Centre. It seems they would be showing you pictures and movies about the history of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The Japanese foundation has made a model replica of Ajanta Caves outside - as a Visitor Centre. It seems they would be showing you pictures and movies about the history of the place. Better to update oneself before proceeding to the caves- specially if one has not read up. Better to take up guides( if possible Govt approved ones -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Every human must visit this place once in his/her life time and judge your self how was the ancient Indian Maths, Architect were. This is one of the wonders of the word, being India was ruled by the pseudo secular parties they never promoted this temple as a word heritage.This temple is fully carved from one single mountain and people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It is best place to visit in India. Must visit for everyone. It will better if go in rainy days. It looks like wonder.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This place is awesome if you want to see ancient Indian arts. There are fantastic paintings and structures made in caves. It is just awesome to see that how people carafted these things without any technology many centuries ago. Do not there during summer season (march to june) as it is very hot and you have to walk under hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Accessible from Aurangabad by taxi and its a full day programme if you want to get in details and preferably travel with water bottles/lunch packs and sport shoes/walking stick for elders ,please take a Govt approved guide with ID card ,the paintings ie whatever is still left is still outstanding and the preferred time to go is after October to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

This world heritage site gets is glow post rains when the entire slopes of these mountains get covered with free foliage. Waterfall in the centre of attention this horse shoe shaped mountain glorifies the look. Paintings in the caves are outstanding and it is worth to note that the colours used are vegetable colours and no synthetic ones. The paintings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Getting here is a drive from Aurangabad (closest, major town). Give yourself 4 hours to completely tour the caves and marvel at the paintings that well preserved for over 1500 years. Recommend hiring a govt approved tour guide to walk you through the caves. Pack plenty of water, wear caps and have good walking shoes. The MTDC Ajanta hotel at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The caves at Ajanta comprise one of the most interesting and different sites I've ever been to. They are not natural caves. Rather, Buddhist monks carved prayer halls and large sleeping rooms out of the rock 2,000-1,500 years ago. So each cave is monolithic. And, after being abandoned they were undistubed for about 1,000 years until discovered by the British... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We made the mistake of reaching Ajanta around noon... it was the worst time to visit such a historical place. We did not have the full tour simply because we got exhausted due to the heat. Please visit the caves early morning to really enjoy them Whatever we saw was simply amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

First, you can't help wonder what happened to these people. Two what happened to India. The stuff created so long ago blows away anything they are doing today. The care and attention to detail is impressive. Most caves are similar, but pay the guide fifty rupees per cave and they will show you a few details that make the caves... More 

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

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