Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves

About Ajanta Caves

The Ajanta Caves are a group of 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BC to the 6th century AD in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India. The caves include paintings and sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly painting. The Ajanta Caves are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ellora Caves Travel Guide The Ellora Caves are a group of 34 cave temples dating from the 6th century to the 11th century, carved into the face of a limestone cliff in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The caves include Hindu, Jain and Buddhist temples, as well as monasteries and shrines. The Ellora Caves are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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History of Ajanta caves

Ajanta caves were excavated in the 2nd century BC by Buddhist monks. The caves were abandoned around 700 AD, but were rediscovered in 1819. The Ajanta caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ellora Caves History of Ellora caves? Ellora caves were excavated in the 7th century AD by Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu monks. The caves were abandoned in the 14th century, but were rediscovered in the 19th century. The Ellora caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Architecture of Ajanta caves

The Ajanta Caves are a series of 29 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about the 9th century CE. The caves include paintings and carvings of religious figures, decorative elements, and scenes from daily life. The Ellora Caves are a series of 34 rock-cut Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist caves which date from the 6th century CE to the 10th century CE. The caves include paintings and carvings of religious figures, decorative elements, and scenes from daily life.

Best Time To Visit Ajanta Caves

The best time to visit the Ajanta Caves is from October to February.

How To Reach Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves can be reached by road from Mumbai or Pune. The caves are about 100 km from Aurangabad, the nearest city.

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