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Aurangabad Caves

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Address: Nr. Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad 431001, India
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Although not as attractive and popular as the Ajanta and Ellore caves, this place also deserves a visit. Consist of 11 caves, 5 on the left and 6 on the right

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Hyderabad, India

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although not as attractive and popular as the Ajanta and Ellore caves, this place also deserves a visit. Consist of 11 caves, 5 on the left and 6 on the right

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San Angelo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am still in awe about the beautiful caves of Aurangabad. They are in beautiful condition and are so amazing to see in person after reading about them on the internet. I would highly recommend a visit to the caves for a good dose of history. It's something you will never forget.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located 10 min from Bibi ka maqbara, these caves are still intact but hardly visited for they are under shadows of Ellora/Ajanta. The climb to the caves is steep. No faciliites for food/water or wash room. You just stroll around and need not take a guide here. The caves are located as in V on either side of the intersection... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Kailash (IAST: Kailāśa) or Kailasanatha temple (Kailāsanātha) is one of the largest rock-cut ancient Hindu temples located in Ellora, Maharashtra, India. A megalith carved out of one single rock, it is considered one of the most remarkable cave temples in India because of its size, architecture and sculptural treatment.

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Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located couple of kms away from bibi ka maqbara on hills , these caves are actually set of Buddhist-Hindu caves built around 6th century AD. The climb to the caves may is bit steep and being a regular marathon runner ,it was a joy for me to walk from bibi ka maqbara to the caves and return back. However, if... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

.....when in Aurangabad one must see the caves - there are several. This time I was introduced to the Aurangabad caves that are situated very close to the city i.e. you can get there from your hotel. In in need of time for seeing the bigger cave sites, then this is a good place to visit in order get an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

It was a heart renting jouney, from delhi to Aurangabad, Which is historically loaded place as the name was chosen after the controversial emperor Aurangzeb; the last of the six great Mughals. It has 5 marvels of history. Ajanta: it is 250 ft high rock cut caves that have some of the most ancient and classic wall murals and painting... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Simple small set of caves, yes you need a ticket, one had a small but deep pool of water with frogs, thought was pretty cool. Complex is only tiny

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice place had a great view surrounding is very good enjoyed a lot with friends visit once and enjoy

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Ok not well organized. No proper arrangement. Visit enroute to Ellora or at Aurangabad. Long walks & no proper arrangement, poorly managed.

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