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Ajanta Caves, Ajanta

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Explore the World Heritage Site of Ajanta Caves, a series of ancient cave temples decorated with Buddhist carvings and paintings. Some of the caves were carved in the cliff side as far back as the second century BCE, while others were added in the fifth and sixth centuries. Take a guided tour of the caves, used as prayer halls and monasteries in their time, abandoned, and then rediscovered in 1819. Admire the statues and murals inside, considered masterpieces of religious art, or get up to the viewing platform situated across the river to enjoy sweeping views of the complex. Using our international travel planner, Ajanta attractions like Ajanta Caves can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's a world heritage site so of course its a great place. Just time it to avoid crowd so you can enjoy the caves and paintings. 
    It's a world heritage site so of course its a great place. Just time it to avoid crowd so you can enjoy the caves and paintings.  more »
  • This is an amazing place and needs to be visited to understand the scale and magnificence of the place. Some tips about the place. You can either visit the car parking for Ajanta caves and take a bus....  more
    This is an amazing place and needs to be visited to understand the scale and magnificence of the place. Some tips about the place. You can either visit the car parking for Ajanta caves and take a bus....  more »
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  • Amazing place. Do take a guide to understand it properly. Well maintained with security staff at Caves to manage crowd. Parking to Caves shuttle service is good too. Overall well managed place. Amazing to see how people have built such a huge place 2000 years ago!
  • A very good place for the visitors who love to study and feel the Historic architecture, sculptures and paintings. Such a good place where u can find Thousands of different painting of historic Era. And another good thing is that , it is located on hilly area that make the essence of geographical view more beautiful and fantastic 😍😍

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