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Pandavleni Caves

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Address: Nashik, India

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2000 years old beautiful Buddhist caves

Pandavleni caves are 2000-year-old, and it was built by the Jain Kings. It is a group of 24 Hinayana Buddhist Caves, which date back between 1st century BC and 2nd century AD... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Subhash C
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Nashik, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very old caves built/carved by Pandavas during their halt at Nashik during Mahabharata period. Up on the hill on Mumbai-Agra national highway no. 3, on the outskirts of Nashik city

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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Pandavleni Caves are situated on Trivashmi Hill’s tableland and their existence dates back to some 2000 years. Around 24 caves were built by Jain kings and these caves housed Jain saints like Veer Manibhadraji, Tirthankara Vrishabdeo and Ambikadevi. The cave complex comprised of numerous water tanks that were chiselled into rock and large caves that probably served as the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not unlike the Ellora caves, but on a smaller scale. A group of 24 caves carved between the 3rd century BC and the 2nd century AD. You climb about 200 steps through a beautiful wooded hillside to reach a terrace of caves carved out the granite, some simple cells, others more elaborate with pillared galleries, stupas or figures of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this was a nice experience to see the history of mankind. This tour is a memorable as this was made possible by purple trips for us even though they had to take a detour and go out of the way to make us see this monumnets

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing view into the life of kings and queens and monasteries of that era. The stone lounges, temples, bedrooms, waterways, pools and everything that would be expected as a royal of those days - can be experienced here!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pandavleni caves are 2000-year-old, and it was built by the Jain Kings. It is a group of 24 Hinayana Buddhist Caves, which date back between 1st century BC and 2nd century AD. These caves are at a distance of 8 km from Nashik. Caves are located midway up the Trirashmi Hill, some 100 m above the surroundings, facing north-east. Climb... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located outside the city. Take 30 mins to reach there. Isolated place. Located above the hill rock. You have to climb many stairs to reach there. Ticket price are Rs. 30/each. Children free. There are many caves with Buddhist monks used to meditate and prayer place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good place to spend time. Didn't expect that Nashik would have such kind of place. Small trek but totally worth it....Offers excellent panoramic views of the city

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The attraction of this place is essentially the cave sculptures ( similar to what you see in Ajanta/Ellora ). The path to the caves is climb over a hill. The climb is not difficult and itself is a good experience. Better to visit the place early hours in the morning. The cave sculptures are decent.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

These are one of the oldest caves in maharashtra. Can be seen in around 3hrs. Have steps so please wear waliking or racing shoes. Have some water bottles with you above there is no stalls or hotels. Will recommend to visit in day light. Place is really quit and peacful. You can see major part of nashik from top of... More 

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