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Karla Caves

Karli, Lonavala, India
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$61*
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Kanheri Caves, Elephanta Caves or Karla and Bhaja...
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Ranked #7 of 41 Attractions in Lonavala
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Navi Mumbai, India
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232 reviews 232 reviews
92 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Many people don't know that there are several Buddhist caves and a Hindu temple located near Lonavala. The architectural design is simply marvelous. The main stupa is the centre of attraction. Great view from the top.

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vizag
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

reflects the ancient buddhist architecture . constructed at a place which is nearest to the entry point to india for foreign tourists as they can beeasily accomadated in the caves and also the point is coastal midline between north and south india. This shows the tourism in india in ancient times and also the importance given to tourists. the place... More

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

There is nothing interesting to watch at karla caves. After climbing so many steps, one would expect to see something interesting, but there wasn't anything extra ordinary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Kasla Caves situated on the hill so you have to climb almost 250 stairs. caves are good there is also a temple nr. the cave.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We have been there at least 3 times and the last time when we visited was summer time. The young will enjoy for there is a climb to it of steps on the hill. The place is crowded with pavbhaji and refreshment stalls all along . The caves itself are cells of Buddhism. There is quite a lot to see... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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30 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

its good to climb the steps and go up . its ekveera mata mandir . u will feel divined after reaching there . good recommended place. There is road for cars to go up but it is advisable for trained drivers .

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Mumbai
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17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The cave no 8 with it's sculptures is a must visit place. However, one has to climb about 150 steps after parking your car midway. This may not be easy for aged people. But once you reach the caves, you will be rewarded by it's brilliance.

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Nasik (Nashik), Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Super caves! Didnt imagine that the caves could be 2-storied and that tall! About 180 steps climb. Tasty Nimbu-pani, Chaas and Cool Cucumbers on the climb up! Good view of the valley.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

after having lunch at kinara dhaba we decide to roam around a bit in our car and we found a milestone mentioning karla caves... we decided to visit it and was surprised to witness one of the best caves... not many people know about it but one must google it to know more about this magnificent place. a must visit... More

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Bangalore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Only giving poor review because the actual caves was closed due to some function occurring in the temple beside the Caves. Had to climb all the way up and then the guards there told that the caves is closed. Not worth going up if the caves are closed. Too crowded also

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