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Address: Karli, Lonavala, India
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Faith and ancient treasure

Elvira devi along with largest rock chaitya is a perfect destination for curious minds and faith seekers. Visit at least once in life.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Elvira devi along with largest rock chaitya is a perfect destination for curious minds and faith seekers. Visit at least once in life.

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Virar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The reasonable place to visit during the monsoon season. Other than caves, it has Ekvira Devi temple which is worshiped by many people in the vicinity and are often most visitors to the temple than the caves.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

The site is a local worship place but very interesting for foreigners that have never seen such caves and wall sculptures. The views are beautiful. I can't remember the entry fee but tourists pay something like 200% more than locals. No need to spend there more than 1 hour

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Positives - Heritage of India monument - Ideal for short visit of 1-2 hours - Nice carvings on walls - Add a religious touch to your trip with visit to Mata ka temple :) Negatives - Upper level is closed off for renovation - Lots of stairs (400 odd) to climb to reach the caves - Apart from main entrance... More 

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Old memento and historical place to visit, close to malvali railway station and must to see water fall near the caves

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Dombivli, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Went there with family, very crowded that time, lot of steps you have to climb, very troublesome if you have kids with you. But lot of things to buy, long queue at temple, good liquids - buttermilk and lemon juices are available

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The approach road is too small for 2 way traffic and can get clogged on weekends or when rush is more. There is fees everywhere here, just as you enter the village they charge you for entry of your vehicle. Parking is usually full at the top, and even when you are waiting to get in to the parking lot,... More 

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Erode, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

First i though that the caves must be like early man caves. But later when i climbed around 100 steps up hill and saw it.... the mountains have been cut to make the room of the people staying there..... it was established by buddist and in 2 nd BC. At that time the made homes in mountains with much of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

the ontimecars.in taxi service was horrible experience never book any package from them waste of time and money

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The caves are closed, place becomes crowded and cars need to wait in queue for parking. The trek is full with shops and micro food stalls. It is far from Lonavala as well.

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