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Address: Karli, Lonavala, India
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Peaceful place in Lonavala

I went here in December, there are around 90 steps to walk through, it is a peaceful place, Ekveera Devi's Temple is neatly maintained. There is entry fee of to enter in Caves... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I went here in December, there are around 90 steps to walk through, it is a peaceful place, Ekveera Devi's Temple is neatly maintained. There is entry fee of to enter in Caves. View from top is awesome. One of the must to visit place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

this one is a nice romantic place & you have to climb a number of steps to reach there. There is also a temple located on the top & the view from there is very beautiful. Easily one of the best places to visit in Lonavala other than Bushy dam. The number of steps to climb can be a bit... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

After climbing up an endless flight of steps and encountering sundry "wild" life on the way (sheep, goats, horses), the caves and spledour of ancient buddhist architecture was worth it. The stupa was an awesome sight, and it was fun to spend time trying to imagine how life for the buddhist monks must have been over 2000 years ago. We... More 

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Visited in monsoon, so green surrounding, serene, pretty, heaven on earth. Had Awesum fun around climbing the falls created my rains in the nearby premises. If you are seeking little adventure and like monsoons, a must visit

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

Beautiful caves,it has Ekvira Devi temple,crowded place but u can enjoy here ,beautiful sculpture,very attractive.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The caves dates back to 1-2 AD and the main hall is huge with wooden support. It has a stupa at the end. There is a temple near by dedicated to ekmata devi who i suppose is the local village deity. It was a nice short visit.

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Thorpe Market, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The steep and sometimes slippery steps up to the temple are to be expect now. Seems that people like building at the tops of hills. The cave was something new for me. Really impressive with its grey stone carved pillars and lovely carvings of people & elephants - so fresh even after so many years. On the temple side of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Karla Caves is located near Lonavala is a an archeological wonder depicting the rich Indian culture. Its a Buddhist rock cut cave temple now preserved by Archaeological Survey of India(ASI). There are around 1000(I guess) steps to climb to reach the caves. Temple of Lord Ekaveera is located at the entrance of the caves. The prayer hall with multiple gigantic... More 

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

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

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

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