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Address: Sanjay Gandhi National Park | Borivli East, Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Kanheri Caves- A date with history and nature

Kanheri caves are beautiful 1st century AD caves curved out of rocks. It is located inside Borivali national park. One can go to the caves by cycling, walking or by vehicles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Vapi, Daman and Diu, India

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Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Kanheri caves are beautiful 1st century AD caves curved out of rocks. It is located inside Borivali national park. One can go to the caves by cycling, walking or by vehicles . BEST bus no. 188 also plies between borivali station to Kanheri caves on Weekends.. The caves are situated on rocks and have beautiful , lush green surroundings .They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Kanheri caves is not much popular even among locals but its rather visited mostly by foreigners. Nice place to visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

There are many small caves and few large caves. The carvings inside the caves are ok but not great. However these are located inside borivali national park and you may enjoy the journey through jungle up to these caves. You can have a nice view of borivali and adjacent area once you reach the location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great Experience. Walking all the way upto the caves is a beautiful experience by itself. Must do for someone who loves history and nature.

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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good place to see, great place for family picnic. Lions safari is good. Food is unavailable inside, so bring it along bring a car if you to make a long ride

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visit Kanheri caves during monsoon and you will soon forget that u are in Mumbai. Lush green forest, flowing streams and revellers all along... You will soon forget that you have come here to see the historic statues.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I went there with professional hikers and took my kid....it was a awesome experience to walk thru the nature of national park and then to see and understand the details of Kanheri caves....as you walk thru the caves...you will forget that you are in city of Mumbai

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Good place to go on a weekend. preferably walking or cycling.Beautiful caves with ancient carvings of lord buddha. be care ful of monkeys

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

These caves date from the first century BCE to the 10th century CE. One hundred and nine caves have been carved from the basalt. Unlike the elegant splendor of the adjacent Elephanta Caves, the earlier cells are spartan and unadorned. Each cave has a stone plinth for a bed. A congregation hall with huge stone pillars contains the stupa, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The views from this place are amazing. Having a national park that huge just kilometers away from the city is spectacular. The caves themselves are a little worn but the walk around them nice. Better done in the early hours as it does get hot!

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Address: Sanjay Gandhi National Park | Borivli East, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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