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Ajanta Caves

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Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001, India
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 31, 2013

We were a group of 5 boys from Jamshedpur. We had a whirlwind tour of Ajanta, Ellora, Aurangabad and Shirdi sometime in mid-August 2013.Our trip began with the darshan of Shirdi Sai Baba. Shirdi can be reached very easily from Manmad, which is about 60...More

52  Thank kannan1986
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 17, 2012

I took the ST bus from Aurangabad. Takes about 2 1/2 hours. The place is closer to Jalgaon (1 hour) Then, to get into the complex, I paid Rs. 10/- amenities charges(??) (just to walk through a flea market and some shady hotels) to the...More

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These caves are true word heritage.they are carved in two traditions ,Hinayana and Mahayana.dedicated to Buddha .lthe wall and roof frescos still give glimpses of its bygone beauty.the period of making these caves falls in 200 B c 300 a d.many generations of artisans worked...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ajanta is its own definition, qualification and explanation. No language known to man consists of words are capable of expressing the overwhelming emoriib that one experiences here. So I'll just stick to factual information. The caves are located 100km from Aurangabad and are accessible by...More

Thank Dr_Powderpill
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The rock caves with their paintings and sculptures are really amazing to see and more importantly, to ponder. No superlatives can adequately describe their beauty and levels of mastery in creating such immortal works of art. For an art lover, spending a considerable time perhaps...More

Thank AsisBandyopadhyay
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can plan it as a day trip. Hire a big car as part of the road is under construction hence bumpy. It takes 2.5 hours from Aurangbad city. Once you get there, there is a bus ride (buses every 10 minutes ) costing rs....More

Thank DrQuresh M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The wonderful set of caves will take you back to a time when living was as complicated as it is now though without the complicated gadgets we have. Ranging from 2nd BC to 5th AD, the caves have a range of hierarchy. The progress of...More

Thank smr0000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very travel friendly, with ministry of tourism approved - doli ,porters and guides. Amazing history explained through frescoes and sculptures. Buddha's previous births sketched in form of Jataka tales. Neat and clean with refreshments and toilet facility at the base. Flip flop highly advised, as...More

Thank jatinvchheda
Reviewed 1 week ago

HI, Recently visited this place , next day after diwali 2018. Well, i really did'nt enjoy / recommend the place, 1. The road to ajanta from aurangabad currently under expansion mode, so the journey takes almost 3 hours even in ETIOS car. 2. after reaching...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great darshan of our ancient india. Need Guide to know details about this great place otherwise not recomended.

Thank binod2108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at about 110 km from Aurangabad, the never to be missed Ajanta caves is very well mentained by ASI in all aspect. MSRTC buses at every short interval carry tourist from common assembly point to the reception cum security building.Ticket is Rs 20 for...More

Thank Kamal D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were supposed to go to the Ellora Caves but ended up here as they were closed on Tuesdays - about a 2 hour drive from Aurangabad, quite an amazing spectacle of about 30 caves though we only managed about 15 but you get the...More

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Response from AmiFreigeist | Reviewed this property |
Go with shoes. The stairs and roads near the caves are made of mostly stones and concrete. In a sunny day it may be hot and It will be difficult to roam around without shoes. If you want to go to the view point after... More
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Response from Travelbug291 | Reviewed this property |
No clothing restrictions exist, but I am always mindful to dress with respect being female. Good footwear, remembering that you must remove you shoes before entering each cave, so sandles make it easier. You cant use a flash... More