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Address: Karli, Lonavala, India
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Refreshing strictly for peace lovers :)

Though you can visit any time of year to enjoy scenic view must visit during monsoon.. Adjacent to popular Ekveera Mata temple.. Perfect weekend getaway spot from Mumbai or Pune... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Navi Mumbai, India
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Vadodara, India
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It is at very high location and enjoy cool weather over there. Quite old caves and also hindu temple nearby to visit.

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

amazing place located at very much height view from here is so much interesting here water flow from above the caves and temple is good inside the hall of caves there is place below the roof where we thorw coins and coins have to reach there

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My wanderlust took me to another ancient rock cut caves today. These are d Buddhist origin Karla Caves of 1st Century AD near Lonavala. Maharashtra boasts of some of the most ancient & well known rock caves at Ellora, Ajanta, Kanehri, Karla, Bhaja, Elephanta, Pandava Leni (Nasik) among many others. Well I am on way to becoming a scholar on... More 

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

One has to go through a very steep climb (>140 steps) to reach these caves. It can be slippery during heavy rains with water flowing down the steps. One has to be careful. But once you reach up there, it is worth the effort! There is one huge cave with lot of sculptures in it. I heard people gasping when... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Though you can visit any time of year to enjoy scenic view must visit during monsoon.. Adjacent to popular Ekveera Mata temple.. Perfect weekend getaway spot from Mumbai or Pune with family... Though caves accessible by road you can do trekking of around 30-40 minutes for fun through steep trails.. There is also parallel route build up of steps hillside...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The trek to the caves was good but the caves were generally bare with few sculptures, No comparison to Ajanta or Ellora or even Elephanta Island but OK as a historic site.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

super jordar....atmosphere is very nice and good....must go in monsoon.....but yes not for eged persons....too many stairs.....couples or youngsters really enjoys

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Its having good location on heals and historical caves to see. It is having temple also for religious people to visit. Good place to visit.

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Pune
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The caves are amazing and could be a wonderful site if not for the approach which is ruined by my fellow Indians and their garbage-throwing filthy habits -- the entire approach road and (what could be beautiful) hill-side is strewn with plastic bags, thermocol plates, bottles, left-over food etc.) It is absolutely disgusting to see and makes one (yet again)... More 

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Hyderabad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place is having age old caves. You have to take the stairs which will take around 20-30 min to reach the top. There is old temple near to the caves also which remain full of worshipers.

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Address: Karli, Lonavala, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Lonavala

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