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Impressive! Avoid weekends.

Must see place in badami. Tends to get crowded on weekends. Opens at 6 in the morning - try and get in early of you are visiting on a weekend.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Must see place in badami. Tends to get crowded on weekends. Opens at 6 in the morning - try and get in early of you are visiting on a weekend.

Thank Vardhamana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Badami caves and Badami in general was love at first sight. It's like time stood still to preseve the beauty and simplicity of this grand heritage town. Each cave is beautiful with deep history-make sure you read up or hire a guide. We were part of a larger group of a GoHeritageRun package and our guide was so well-informed and... More 

Thank Rekha V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have visited Ajanta and Ellora caves, this will remind of you them. Although these are made from the natural sandstone. This cave complex can be reached by going through the streets of Old Badami town. There is an entry fees of 15 rs per indian traveller. There are 4 cave complex in total, and you have to climb... More 

Thank The_Junkie
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is one of the must visit place in life. it has good carvings and fine view from the top. all the sculptures are very nice and it has 4 caves carved.

Thank Mahesh N
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Badami cave temples showcase beautiful rock carvings dedicated to Hindu Gods. They belong to the Chalukya Period. Of the four caves, three are dedicated to Hindu Gods, and the fourth is a Jain Temple. We visited the temples in the evening and the view from above was magnificent. A must visit place for all architecture lovers.

Thank bsd3214
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Badami Caves are ancient temples having both Hindu and Buddhist inscription. The way it has been beautifully carved out of the rock face is quite impressive considering the difficulty and primitive tools that were used during the ancient period. Ancient Kannada inscriptions can be found on the rocks.The complex is been well maintained, with a car park in the front.... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there after staying at mayura Chalukya resort for the night. The caves open at 7 am and guides are readily available. There are four caves with the fifth cave now shut down. Entry to the fort on top is closed as someone committed suicide sometime back. There are not many steps. The distance between each cave would be... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The site is well maintained and will take you a couple of hours with the guide to cover everything. its heartening to know that these structure are being well preserved and in good condition even after 1500 years!

Thank ajay_shenoy
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Caves are well built, neat and clean. Carvings are very minute and better than ajanta and ellora, but not gigantic like ajanta and ellora. Four caves are in same line and needs 2 hours for enjoying this beauty as well as taking photographs. Guides are available at the entrance, they charge around 200rs only. They explain very deeply and they... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

hey are quite interesting and have been built during the Chalukya period. The Hindus, Jains and the Buddhists have influenced the caves. Every cave has it’s own architecture and is a standing ovation to the heritage of our country. The entire visit to the caves can last for 2 hours or 2 days depending on what your plan to do.... More 

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