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Ajanta Caves

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Address: Ajanta Caves Road, Aurangabad 431001, India
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Parents wish to see Ajanta caves, My challenge was to make them safe.

My parents wishes to visit to see Grishneshwar temple and ajanta/ Ellora caves. I was looking for Trip adviser review to prepare itinerary for them. As my parents get irritated... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My parents wishes to visit to see Grishneshwar temple and ajanta/ Ellora caves. I was looking for Trip adviser review to prepare itinerary for them. As my parents get irritated easily if things are not expected. I read one review, mentioned about the Taxi Driver Md. Hussain, has good in nature and very generous guide. I called him and booked... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I made this trip in Aug 2016. Best is to hire a car, it will take about 3 hours to the caves. Better to start early, have breakfast in the main city (less options near enroute and near the caves). There are ample parking spaces with parking fees. There will be people in parking lot who will ask you to... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are a history buff and especially interested in Buddhism then you MUST visit the Ajanta Caves. Its breath-taking carvings and paintings (mostly faded) gives the visitor an overview of the reverence of Buddha more than 2000 years ago. The most unimaginable thing is that the caves were all man made, carved out of the solid rocks of the... More 

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Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The place is wonderful. caves are well maintained by authority. water cooler facility is made available near caves. It helps in summer. Before proceeding to caves have some food so that you can explore caves with energy. To see and explore caves entire day require. If you try to cover ellora, Ajantha and bibi ka makhbara, panchaki, Aurangabad caves, Daulatabad... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see. See the Ellora caves first on the way, stay the night and then spend a few hours exploring this marvel... I know its out of the way from Mumbai but well worth it. beware of fake green apophyllite (quartz). Just make sure its not dyed.

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Pune, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful wall carvings, the huge monolothic structure is mesmerising. A must visit for all ages. Takes more than 2 days for visit to entire cave. We just visited cave number 16 and it took us half a day. Rich in history and beauty, this place is serene and best for morning/evening time.

Thank Komal H
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ajanta cave is the most famous & oldest display of cave arts in India. Only Bhimbhetka of Madhya Pradesh have primitive cave depiction prior to Ajanta & other Buddhist caves of that era. It is really astonishing to see such a nice display of rock cut caves, intricate sculptures & colourful paintings within it even after two thousand long... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a long wait till I could finally visit these 2000 (plus/minus) years old caves and I was completely awestruck. Though the paintings are on the verge of diminishing very fast, what still remains is worth visiting than many other heritage sites. Out of some 29 caves you can visit around 26, many of them with huge Buddhist sculptures,... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located about a 100 kilometers from Ellora, the Ajanta caves attracts visitors from far and wide due to it's extremely beautiful paintings. The theme of the paintings and sculpture work in these caves are from Buddhism. Scenes from Jakata caves are captured in the paintings which were made centuries ago with all natural colors and pigments. The stone sculptures are... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must Visit place for everyone in lifetime. Even you are an art lover or not, this is still a must go. Spell-bounding art, all narrating their own stories. Painting and sculptures are so old, yet are preserved nicely.

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