ELLORA CAVES, AURANGABAD

World India Maharashtra Aurangabad Ellora Caves
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Ellora Caves were designated a world heritage site in 1983, and the whole Ellora cave complex rivals those in the nearby Ajanta caves. 34 sections of cave spread of 2km of basalt cliff. The Ellora cave complex is celebration to Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religions.  Dating back from 600AD, the caves served as a sanctuary to the monks who served their and painstakingly created the many carvings, idols and caves which decorate every aspect of the complex. Unlike Ajanta caves, Ellora caves were never lost. Ellora caves are 29 KMs from Aurangabad city.

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Historical, Heritage, Caves
Languages
Marathi, Hindi, English
Altitude
649m
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