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Karli, Lonavala, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Kalra Caves are located on top of the mountain. The very steep steps take you to the top. It is very difficult climb even for young people. Very Very strenuous. The end is a big hall will pillars having stupa. The place is littered with...More

Thank 27Nam
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This caves are one of oldest Buddhist caves to see .. architecture is very nice and carving too.. would love to visit it again.

Thank KhyatiK15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Few ancient Buddhist Caves at the hilltop just beside the ekvira devi temple. These are rock caves which seem to have been made by directly cutting the rock from top to bottom. The view from the hilltop is amazing and in the rainy season, the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Lonavala with my wife on a public holiday (Wednesday, 15th august 2018). It was a one day trip. We took a train from Mumbai and that was a really good decision as you avoid the traffic and reach in half the time. It...More

3  Thank vaibhavaero
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is actually a godly place but while going up all you can see is chicken waste, bones and plastic.. drunk people's spot. Took my foreign friend.. never liked the place.. Can witness the anceint caves..

Thank sagarpawar8989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is best time to visit lonavala as there is beatiful weather with little rain & fog everywhere. Fog is so dense that you cannot se anything ahead. Amazing experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It nice place on a hill. Needs to be climbed for about 10-15min. You find a temple along with caves on top

Thank k7591
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Karla caves and waterfall are at the same location. We can spend 2-3 hours easily at this venue. Since I visited this place on sunday this place was bit crowded but we could enjoy properly. I travelled by car to the waterfall but the road...More

Thank Nikhil100
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited in a rainy day..It was a wonderful experience...Clouds, waterfalls, greenery, rain makes this place worth watching. It is a complex of very old , I assume 2nd century BC, buddhist rock cut caves. There are all together 15-16 caves. The main caves known as...More

Thank nmvivek
Reviewed August 5, 2018

When in Lonavala, the Karla Caves should be a must visit on everyone list. The monsoon season makes the entire area all the more scenic and beautiful!

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January 18, 2018|
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Response from Raj1Traveler | Reviewed this property |
MSTC has a outlet at the gate, they charge 20₹ per head for entry and 40₹ for entry to take pics
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September 17, 2017|
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Response from forestloverNagpur | Reviewed this property |
Sooty can go up to the car park by road. After that the steps start and one had to walk.
July 28, 2017|
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Response from Jayesh K | Reviewed this property |
Parking cost is INR 10/- they take some tourist charge of INR 30/- and then upstairs they charge something around 15 for museum visit.