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Ellora Caves

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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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Ellora Cave Rd | Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Aurangabad 431005, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Magnificent Rock cut temples. Very huge complex- well maintained. There are around 34 or 35 caves with rock cut sculptures. We visited only the cave No 16 & No 10 which were the elaborate and famous ones. Photographers are there to click good pictures against...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shankar I
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ellora caves is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, featuring Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments and artwork. The Ellora complex was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983. Location: Located @ 30 km from Aurangabad, @ 300 km from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suryakatakam
Reviewed 6 days ago

We reached these caves by a hour-long, pleasant drive from Aurangabad. We spent about 3 hours there with the help of a guide that we hired near the entrance.A large complex of monasteries, temples and sculptures carved out of rock centuries ago - it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Saverio1903
Reviewed 6 days ago

A marvellous,stunning man made beauty which lies at the heart of Maharashtra....it adds so much prestige,so much passion,so much pride to whoever visits it..a showcase of the rich cultural expanse of the medieval era and the skills of the passionate hands that constructed a masterpiece...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank babunroychowdhury123
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing work of art cut from rocks, over a thousand years old and constructed over a period of more than 400 years. We stayed at an hotel close to the caves andthus visited it twice - once in the afternoon and once early in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalyan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

elora caves,specially cave number 16,the kailasha temple, an demure aboard of lord shiva will surely take your breath away. If you are interested in ancient architecture and history this is going to be a lifetime experience. There are many other mesmerizing caves too. To be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ishita1_B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not even tell, if I prefered Ajanta or Ellora ... Ajanta seems to be more frequented ... pushier touts ... Ellora more what you wish for as a European discovering a foreign culture and spirituality

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travellingesther
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mesmerizing...astounding...amazing, the true and real art. The main Shiva Temple was carved from one single rock and that too from tp to bottom (Fron Kalas to the Paya). Left and right side of temple, the 17 to 34 caves (all shiv Mandirs) and right side...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sunilrajo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well .. if you are interested in History these caves are beauty to be explored. Weekends are usually packed with scores of visitors including foreigners thronging the place. It indeed deserves the righteous tag of "UNESCO World Heritage Site". The places is decently maintained with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kirtiutkarsh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place.dont miss this place when u r visiting in aurangabad.. Must be at least one visit whenever in aurangabad.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Companion795287
11 October 2018|
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Response from asrgnt12 | Reviewed this property |
photography in Ajanta And Ellora is unrestricted except for use of a flashlight in Caves with paintings. As the illumination is already done by LED lights there is no need for flash and we do get better photos without... More
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nitin_shm65
4 October 2018|
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Response from LEKHASREE22 | Reviewed this property |
We paid ₹700, only for the main cave which is called Kailash cave. Always go for the licensed guides, they will be available near the ticket counter. Mr. Ali was the guide for us, he is a very nice gentleman.
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HariGochary
19 September 2018|
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Response from AmiFreigeist | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hari, I think you are knocking the wrong door...you posted your question on Elora Caves section Please post it on Andaman related sections. Hope someone will respond.
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