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Ajanta Caves

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Address: Aurangabad 431117, India
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Thinking of the times and people who created the caves and the beautiful paintings and carvings in the stones,you are mesmerized.

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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Thinking of the times and people who created the caves and the beautiful paintings and carvings in the stones,you are mesmerized.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ajanta is a world famous historical and archeological place of the India. In this caves are having a very nicely painting and those painting are showings to Character's of Load Buddha's. Even it's paintings are similar to Seegiriya's bithu Sithuwan ( Seegiriya's wall's paints)

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you enjoy viewing ancient architecture, rock cut sculptures and centuries old paintings, you will enjoy this site. Just the fact that some of it was made way back in 2nd Century, make it all the more special. Dont visit in summers, you will not be able to tolerate the heat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I felt sad going to this place and looking at lifetime's work of many many people in such state. Many painting have been reduced to faint glimmers of coloured patches and even that is enough for us to believe the sheer brilliance of the original work. Wish we could see more.

Thank Neha V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it is one of its kind destination. well maintained.. no garbage very clean. walk around for 3-4 hours and enjoy caves, stones turned in to stories. beautiful garden, surroundings landscapes .. inside you get auto-rick to roam around the place if you dont want to walk.. its big...n .. amazing place to enjoy with family and friends or even with... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As I wrote about the Ellora caves, give this place time and you want regret it. Albeit different in what they feature (Ellora/sculptures , Ajanta/ paintings), they require in my humble opinion to be experienced in two separate days. That way you will be able to fully appreciate the uniqueness of each.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best out the two personally ellora etc Keep you enthralled for most of the day we heard travellers did both in same day. Impossible to take in the awe inspiring workmanship Ajanta delivers . Wasn't very impressed with where the bus stops you and they're a shops galore but that's just me.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Though the place has had its share of rough weather, wear & tear; it's a must visit for any lover of history. You would be amazed to see the capabilities & artistry of our ancestors. The attraction is situated near Aurangabad and Maharashtra Tourism department has daily buses to take you there from Aurangabad.

Thank Mahesh K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a spectacular place one should visit to appreciate rock cut Architecture in India. After reaching the base of Ajanta, there are buses one must take to reach the caves. The base has many souvenir shops selling marble & wooden sculptures of elephants, Buddha, etc.

Thank Harish C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it's hard to believe that these were carved from the top down with only a chisel. a must see. We flew out of our way to go to aurangabad to be near this site. Absolutely worth it.

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