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Karla Caves

Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“main cave” (34 reviews)
“ekvira temple” (25 reviews)
“prayer hall” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Karli, Lonavala, India
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+91 97664 25981
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"main cave"
in 34 reviews
"ekvira temple"
in 25 reviews
"prayer hall"
in 15 reviews
"rock cod"
in 18 reviews
"ancient buddhist"
in 17 reviews
"historical place"
in 12 reviews
"shops selling"
in 7 reviews
"steep climb"
in 14 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 24 reviews
"few steps"
in 8 reviews
"century ad"
in 7 reviews
"nice place"
in 25 reviews
"both sides"
in 7 reviews
"century bc"
in 8 reviews
"hill top"
in 10 reviews
"small temple"
in 8 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Karla caves and waterfall are at the same location. We can spend 2-3 hours easily at this venue. Since I visited this place on sunday this place was bit crowded but we could enjoy properly. I travelled by car to the waterfall but the road...More

Thank Nikhil100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in a rainy day..It was a wonderful experience...Clouds, waterfalls, greenery, rain makes this place worth watching. It is a complex of very old , I assume 2nd century BC, buddhist rock cut caves. There are all together 15-16 caves. The main caves known as...More

Thank nmvivek
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Lonavala, the Karla Caves should be a must visit on everyone list. The monsoon season makes the entire area all the more scenic and beautiful!

Thank Nikhil F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you have to climb up for some 1 hour to reach this place but its worth the try as its completely mesmerizing here. Historically there is a lot to understand here and make your kids enjoy the the same.

Thank Saurabh G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The parking is legal but in an unorganized way. The place is good for hangouts on weekends. Visiting charges will be taken in any season.

Thank Kathan T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Karla Caves in the month of July with monsoon on its full charm along with 3 families and young kids, the day on which we visited was some local festival day and there was lot of rush and traffic were moving with...More

Thank amitkan200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caves entrance closes at 5.30pm. You can visit Ekveera temple even after 5.30pm. Ancient caves can be seen and nice art work cut in rock area hill. Limited parking available at topside parking area. Then it takes 15/20 minutes of walk. One can even start...More

Thank Prateek B
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A must visit place near Lonavala. It's hard to believe the design is made inside cave. But the outside temple isn't good. Very sad to see how the poor animals for sacrifice are treated.

1  Thank Soumya G
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This place is 15 to 20 mins drive from Lonavala. Amazing caves with the Ekveera Devi Temple on top.Visited both-however it s a steep climb but totolly worthwhile.

Thank bijalkadam
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We have went there by car and I am unable to find parking place no sign boards and so much crowd. Then their are 500 steps to go to caves. No dustbin on steps so garbage was everywhere. 15 rs ticket to see caves which...More

2  Thank Ashutosh J
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Abhishekptl
19 January 2018|
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Response from Raj1Traveler | Reviewed this property |
MSTC has a outlet at the gate, they charge 20₹ per head for entry and 40₹ for entry to take pics
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Satish T
17 September 2017|
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Response from forestloverNagpur | Reviewed this property |
Sooty can go up to the car park by road. After that the steps start and one had to walk.
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Karthika C
28 July 2017|
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Response from Jayesh K | Reviewed this property |
Parking cost is INR 10/- they take some tourist charge of INR 30/- and then upstairs they charge something around 15 for museum visit.
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