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Karla Caves

Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“main cave” (34 reviews)
“ekvira temple” (27 reviews)
“prayer hall” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Karli, Lonavala, India
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+91 97664 25981
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"main cave"
in 34 reviews
"ekvira temple"
in 27 reviews
"prayer hall"
in 15 reviews
"ancient buddhist"
in 17 reviews
"nice carvings"
in 7 reviews
"historical place"
in 13 reviews
"rock cod"
in 17 reviews
"shops selling"
in 7 reviews
"steep climb"
in 13 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 24 reviews
"few steps"
in 8 reviews
"century ad"
in 7 reviews
"both sides"
in 7 reviews
"nice place"
in 24 reviews
"car parking"
in 7 reviews
"century bc"
in 8 reviews
"hill top"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have went there by car and I am unable to find parking place no sign boards and so much crowd. Then their are 500 steps to go to caves. No dustbin on steps so garbage was everywhere. 15 rs ticket to see caves which...More

Thank Ashutosh J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Karla Caves is an historical and archaeological attraction where you will find 9 out of 10 people less interested in the caves than the Hindu temple built alongside. The madness to get a glimpse of the deity is so overwhelming, that the attraction of the...More

Thank Earthplor
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is unique in its own way. Recorded to have been built in between 1st to 2nd century by Buddhist monks , these caves are a great reminder of our rich culture . Situated in top of the hill the scenic view is breathtaking

Thank Mini R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though it was quite an arduous and steep.climb , the view on the top anf the intrinsuc chiselling of the caves was well worth the trouble . I only wish people did not urinate in there and suggest the authorities to build A washroom there...More

Thank Vruksh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Caves belong to Buddhist ERA .You need to climb some steps to reach this place.Not suitable for elderly persons

Thank vaishali s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical caves used by Buddhist monks in past, having beautiful carving work on stone .Also visit the Ekvira Devi temple situated nearby.

Thank DrAshouNewDelhi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must visit for heritage/architecture/sculpture lovers. The large excavated hall with wood arches is a must see

Thank atulbhogle29
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

good place for family and friends with holy and devotional plus quite good for visit during winter and summer

Thank STUDNTRVLWORLD
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Not much of an attraction though and this is atop a hillock which has about 350 steps but steep and very difficult to climb. Elders better excuse yourself. Not much to see here at the cost of your time and energy.

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

In may 2018 visited karla caves. It was a small but historical touach to our culture. Recently we all visitors visited ajinta caves. I like both caves.

Thank kjanardan604
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Abhishekptl
19 January 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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Satish T
17 September 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.
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Karthika C
28 July 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.
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