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Address: Karli, Lonavala, India
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Must visit in Lonavala.. very good caves

The caves are very good.. It is really worth pondering on how the structures were built in the huge rocks there.. The path to reach the caves is not well constructed and little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Anantapur, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

It was a small drive from Lonavala and we were told to take a flight of steps around 150 or so. My wife and me started treckking only to find a lot of people carring pooja material like coconut,garland etc.on enquiry we were told that there is a Godess temple atop.how about caves-the are also there.throught the way we found... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Like the heading says. Worth a visit, but beware of the steps. Those who are of not such a hardy Constitution can opt to go half way up by road, but the road joins the steps. The rainy season is to be avoided, as the steps are slippery with alga and moss. But then again the caves have a different... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The caves are very good.. It is really worth pondering on how the structures were built in the huge rocks there.. The path to reach the caves is not well constructed and little bit difficult .. There is also a beautiful temple at the top. Tips: They do not allow now to go into the caves which is disappointing Time... More 

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The caves are situated on hill top and you need to climb a steep hill to reach there. Try to reach early during the day as uphill parking gets full. one can also park near foothill and climb the way up. On top, there is a temple of goddess Ekvira. The caves are beside the temple but dont offer much... More 

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Vapi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

karla caves has ekvira mata temple and budhist caves and lovely landscape visible from this site. you have to climb for 15 minutes to reach to this point from car parking lot.

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

its a hard climb uphill by car till the parking area...then when walking up towards the caves...its a tough climb casue the steps are far and big steps required in the start...as an when you are almost reaching the steps becomes short in height to climb...the climb is risky...request the parents who are planning to take kids to be extra... More 

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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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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