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Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Aurangabad, India
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Ranked #1 of 43 attractions in Aurangabad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Rajkot
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It is an excellent artistic marvel with religious and ancient eco- friendly scientific experiments which are till date a mystic for many.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

olden sculptors, Lovely painting Dirty.\, Smells bad. Not properly explored. need developments. traveling by Ferry is fun

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Gurgaon, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Excavated between 2nd Century B.C. & 6th Century A.D., while Ajanta Caves are renowned for Buddhist paintings, Ellora Caves are well-known for Buddhist monasteries, Hindu and Jain temples. Ajanta symbolizes the seamless Indian wall paintings; Ellora on the other hand denotes architectural masterpiece and extraordinary sculptures. Ajanta Caves ---------------------- The secluded row of horse shoe shaped rock holds 30 caves.... More

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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33 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Last Visited : October 2013 How to Reach: We reached from our hotel by City Tour Bus , @ 400/- per head cost with a guide, which can be booked from the hotel in the morning. It took 3.5 hrs to reach from our hotel Panchavati with a 15 min food/toilet break. Tourist bus dropped us inside Ajanta Caves Area... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I visited this place mid-noon in summer,beyond a point cars can't go.....better take a guide otherwise it will make no sense....Visit this place early morning......and better not to take very small kids along as they wont understand a thing and just get extrememy bored.....Must visit once........spend two days here if you are interested in such things....

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Aurangabad, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Unimaginable work! Hats off to people who built it hundreds of years ago. Shamefully our successive governments have neglected such things. Must visit!

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A MUST VISIT. Both of the sets of caves are special in their own way. The History, the Architecture, the talent and the mystery about them is just amazing.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you travel to India, its a must that you visit Ajanta and Ellora Caves especially if you Love Art and History!

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Agra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It will kill all your prejudices on India, gear yourself with good amount of pre reading on Buddhist literature and art , carry a flash light, practice to take pictures without using flash with steady hands. The man who discovered it painted every single painting only to lose them in great fire of London, courageous Smith came back to do... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Quite an amazing site with so many caves to see and explore, certainly worth the visit here. the tour guide was most informative and took photos of me & also suggested which one were important.

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