AJANTA is world's greatest historical monument recognised by UNESCO located just 40kms from Jalgaon city of Maharashtra, India. There are 30 caves in Ajanta of which 9, 10, 19, 26 and 29 are chaitya-grihas and the rest are monasteries.
There are paintings in caves. A....
Ellora caves lay in the lap of the Chamadari hills extending over a mile and a quarter in the north-south direction. Ellora caves are finest specimens of cave temple architecture. They house elaborate facades and exquisitely adorned interiors.
At Ellora there are 34 ....
The Elephanta Caves are a great tourist attraction in the vicinity of the large Mumbai meteropolis. The Elephanta island is located 10 km away from the Gateway of India at Mumbai. These caves house rock cut temples dating back to the 5th century CE.
The Elephanta is....
One of the earliest of Jain rock-cut shelters, the caves of Udayagiri dominates a prime position in eastern India in the fields of history, rock-cut architecture, art and religion.
These caves are 6-km from Bhubaneswar Railway Station.
These caves locally known as G....
|Dhar, Madhya Pradesh|
Bagh Caves are situated at a distance of 97 km from Dhar in Madhya Pradesh, India. These are renowned for mural paintings by master painters of ancient India. The use of the word "cave" is a bit of a misnomer, since these are not natural, but instead examples of Indian ....
|Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh|
Udaygiri caves are situated in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh in India. These caves are at a distance of 4 km from Vidisha and 13 km from Sanchi. Udaygiri is word of Sanskrit language meaning – sunrise hills. These are a group of rock-cut caves sanctuaries carved ....
Bhaja Caves, near the Karla Caves, are a group of 18 rock-cut caves dating back to 200 BC. located near Lonavala, a hill station, and Karli in the western state of Maharashtra between the cities of Mumbai and Pune in India. It is on a major trade route that runs from th....
|Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh|
The Borra Caves are located in the Anatagiri Hills of Eastern Ghats, near Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh State in India. They are at a height of about 800 to 1300 metres above Mean Sea Level and are famous for millions of years old stalactite and stalagmite formations. T....
|Bagalkot District, Karnataka|
Aihole is in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India. Early inscriptions call this town "Ayyavole" and "Aryapura". Aihole has its own historical significance and is called as cradle of Hindu rock architecture. Many temples and caves of historical importance can be fou....
|Wayanad district, Kerala|
Edakkal Caves are located 1000 metres high on Ambukutty Mala 25 kms from Kalpetta in the Wayanad district of Kerala in India's Western Ghats. Inside the caves are pictorical writings believed to be from neolithic man, evidence of the presence of a prehistoric civilisati....
The Kanheri Cave are located in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai. The Kanheri Caves consist of a number of rock-cut Buddhist caves. These caves were built in the 1st century BC when Mumbai was the territory of the Maurayan and Kushan empires. The caves are deep....
|Guntur, Andhra Pradesh|
The Undavalli Caves, and example of Indian rock cut architecture are located in the village of Undavalli in Guntur District, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The caves are 6km south west of Vijayawada, 22km north west of Guntur City and about 280 km from Hyderabad....
Junnar caves are situated in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. They lie at a distance of approximately 177 km from the city of Mumbai, on the Mumbai-Aurangabad route. There are three major groups of caves in the hills surrounding Junnar plains, of which the most p....
Karla Caves are situated in the state of Maharashtra, near the Pune-Mumbai Road. They lie at a distance of approximately 20 km from Lonavla and 40 km from Pune.
One of the pillars of Karla Caves, with four lions at the top, now forms the national emblem of India. A n....
Badami is known for its beautiful carved cave temples belonging to 6th & 7th centuries. Wedged between two rocky hills at the mouth of a ravine, the four rock-cut cave temples display the full range of religious sects that evolved in India. Overlooking the sandstone cav....