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Address: Sanjay Gandhi National Park | Borivli East, Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Kanheri Caves

Kanheri caves is a good place to visit anytime of the year. It is located inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Our family visited the place and had a good time. Suggest take a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Really nice place and heritage place but Govt of Maharashtra not maintain it, only taking tickets, but there is not so special to take photograph except pre wedding shoot. But for that Official charges is 1000/-, which is too high

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Kanheri caves is a good place to visit anytime of the year. It is located inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Our family visited the place and had a good time. Suggest take a bus ride from Borivali west station to reach the caves. You can see entire city from the top of the caves. Good place to watch for... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The Kanheri Caves were one of the highlights of my India trip and of my visit to Mumbai. I visited the Elephanta caves as well and I recommend both. There are about 100 or so caves Kanheri Caves compared to only about 7 or so on Elephanta. The Kanheri caves were from about 200 BCE and were a Buddhist monastery... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Heaven in middle of city. You can breath probably the cleanest air. The first time i visited was some 8 yrs back and it was a bit shabby then. My recent visit in march was beyond expectations. Most of the part is clean. There are few guards walking around. Though the population of monkeys have drastically decreased but may be... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The caves are situated in the heart of Sanjay Gandhi National Park and it is a very very long walk. Bicycles are available at the gate of the park but the numbers are very less and hence we could not get our hands on them. Also, the quality of cycles available is not too great. There are jeeps/cars available from... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Very good and nice peaceful place to visit but poorly maintained, pathetic roads, Local authorities is list concern about the encrochment and poor transport availability. Autos and taxies are not easily available if you dont have your own transportation. caves are poorly maintained. its an hystorical monuments but pollution effects is clearly visible.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

If at all you are stressed and need relaxation from the hustle bustle in the city. If you want to spend some time, wanting to look into the rich history, right in the city within a hand's reach, then this is the place to be at. A group of black, mono cut mountain, and surrounded completely by forests inside the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Kanheri Caves are situated inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Here, one can see Buddhist carvings all around which are mostly formed out of Black Basaltic rock. The Kanheri Caves demonstrate the Buddhist influence on the art and culture of India. Kanheri comes from the Sanskrit Krishnagiri, which means black mountain.

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Indore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Awesome place for a family picnic or a couple go out or even for a scholor.. Only advice to avoid the place in summer otherwise you wouldn't be able to roam around much on the stones & hillocks and may not be able to fully appreciate its true beauty; even if u must then go in early morning time.. In... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Last weekend i had a trek at Kanheri caves ( Trip Advisor Ranking #1 in Nature & Parks Category), It wasn't a sunny day unlike we expect in the month of April. Instead of seeing caves where visitors usually visit, took a different approach to explore and wandered all the way to an abandoned place which is showing in Google... More 

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