Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Ellora Caves @ Aurangabad

The famous Ajanta and Ellora caves are located near the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra. They lie at a distance of approximately 25 km from the Aurangabad district The cave shrines were all cut out of rock, by hand, and rank amongst some of the most outstanding specimens of ancient Indian architectural heritage. The 34 caves at Ellora and the 29 caves at Ajanta, A tourist can plan the visit of these caves according to the time available and depending upon the interest in ancient art. The caves are under the maintenance of the Archaeological Survey of India

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