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Address: Sanjay Gandhi National Park | Borivli East, Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Kanheri Caves - surprise in the heart of Mumbai

Located in the heart of busy Mumbai, the Kanheri Caves are a superb exposure to the sculpture and religion of India / Mumbai in the region of the 1600's. Unlike the Elephanta... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Located in the heart of busy Mumbai, the Kanheri Caves are a superb exposure to the sculpture and religion of India / Mumbai in the region of the 1600's. Unlike the Elephanta Island caves, these are Buddhist, though the style appears similar. trick for the uninitiated - there will be scalpers for cars to take you to the caves and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I have been to Kanheri caves for 3-4 times and its never the every time. Each time, we friends go there, we try to explore some new areas in the region. The best time to visit Kanheri Caves is during Monsoon season...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The place is situated inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. You get cabs to the place from inside which take about 60rs for one side trip. The caves are very good and the path inside is through the stairs. At the very end you get to go to top of the mountain amd the view from there is very good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It is a bit inside the national park . One needs own vehicle but soon Govt is introducing Eco friendly vehicles. One needs to climb a number of steps to reach the caves. One cave has more carvings and Idols, which is obviously prayer hall. If one climbs a bit more there is water fall must have served as the... More 

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

I visited Kanheri caves and must mention that the caves have not been maintained at all by the authorities. It really requires some urgent restoration work to be carried out. Also, it is essential that the place is maintained clean for tourists to visit. Overall the caves are not at all visiting, however the ferry ride in the evening while... More 

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

We trekked to this lovely caves. This needs to be maintained well and people need to stop littering!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

It's green, with a nice view, and very interesting place... But unfortunately it's dirty and smelly, I totally don't understand why the city don't take care of this place, It's a huge problem that I see very frequently and touristic place in India, very bad maintained, washroom totally disgusting, lots of garbage. Such a shame.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Not maintained any longer. Just a tourist attraction without any heart and soul. If it was maintained well then would have been an awesome one!!

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I would recommend this place in monsoon. Beautiful place in the middle of the forest. Good place for trekking.

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Rajkot, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

very good attraction for art lover it is old place ancient people in a stone and wall art and also for photography

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