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Ellora Caves

Near Bhadra Maruti Temple | Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Ellora 431002, India
+91 98238 83366
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Spectacular rock cut caves and elaborate sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths are over 10 centuries old.
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Near Bhadra Maruti Temple | Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Ellora 431002, India
+91 98238 83366
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth a visit once, if you love history or architecture. Closed weekly once. Far from Aurangabad. No food joints around.

Thank aviditor
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit when in Aurangabad. There r a few caves dedicated to Buddhism, a few related to Hindu God's and a few related to Jain's. Takes about an hour by taxi. Can be covered in 2.5 to 3 hours. Few caves can be skipped....More

Thank Kumaraswamy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

A World Heritage site. It should not be missed. The Kailash temple in Cave 16 is magnificient and unbelievable.

Thank Dr_Abhay_Soni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing caves and statues of God and Goddess in ancient temples built in 200 BC. Need time to visit all 34 caves but if short of time just see 16 & 17 which are near to entrance. No doubt, Cleanliness is Godliness! Requesting all tourists...More

Thank dryogendras2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enciant Ellora Caves are a BIG TEMPLE COMPLEX of Buddhist, Hindus and Jaines, there are 34 caves respectively. Ellora is one of the largest rock-cut caves of the world. UNESCO declare World Haritage Site in 1983. So many time to make these sculptured caves since...More

Thank dhyan400
Reviewed 1 week ago

it takes a while, but if you just stand a bit, and begin to imagine that it was all stone, that they just took away stone - didn't add anything, not one of the shapes you see in front of you - that the entire...More

Thank yatrawallah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Place is just amazing for people who have an inclination towards history.One must carry a booklet containing all the details of caves if one wants to enjoy and have a knowledgeable experience.

1  Thank Nishant S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really amazing caves. One of the best example of the hard work and the art, presented by our ancients...Must see category place....

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This caves are man made and in the 6th and 10th century. These Caves are a group of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain caves. There are total 34 caves. Amazing carving on rock/stone.

Thank vic_879
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ellora caves are man made marvel and I'm surprised why it's not amongst the wonders of the world. Its truly delightful to see the way indians have always been at the alex of craftsmanship.

Thank Sagar T
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Hi All I wish to visit Ellora caves with family. Can any one guide me as to which are the caves for must visit out of 34 caves in Ellora. I will be thankful for the help
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Arpitgupta25 | Reviewed this property |
hi, i just visited aurangabad and they said number 1, 16, 32 is important to visit. Number 1 is for buddist, number 16 is Hindus, and number 32 is for jain. Others are mainly copied and not so important but if you have full... More
how can i plan a kerala trip starting from kochi end in kochi. or end in trivendrum
May 25, 2017|
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Response from AshSing | Reviewed this property |
Starting Kochi, you may go to Munnar, Thekkady, Kovalam, Kanya Kumari etc. Best is look up tourist places of Kerala on road map and plan your trip. All the best.
How do I go to ellora caves from mumbai?
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Rupa25 | Reviewed this property |
You can take a flight or train from Mumbai to nearest city Aurangabad (335 kms) or travel by road too. Ellora is about 30 kms from Aurangabad.