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Ellora Caves

Near Bhadra Maruti Temple | Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Ellora 431002, India
+91 98238 83366
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Spectacular rock cut caves and elaborate sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths are over 10 centuries old.
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“kailash temple” (157 reviews)
“single rock” (65 reviews)
“main cave” (29 reviews)
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Near Bhadra Maruti Temple | Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Ellora 431002, India
+91 98238 83366
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is Trudy impressive. A large number of temples cut out of rock. While the temples are not as ornate as Jain-temples, it is an impressive piece of work. Can be combined with a trip to Ajanta. If time-pressed I would personally prefer Ellora as...More

Thank JanVanMulders
Reviewed 1 week ago

The monolithic temple carved fr on a single rock from above. It is surprising and beats logic as to how this was carved out from a single rock and intricate carvings which adorn the structures there. It is said that it will take more then...More

Thank ashwin99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an epic place to watch out for when it comes to carvings & paintings from the age of ancient times. Unbelievable & mesmerising example of ancient art. As you walk through these caves, your love & respect towards those master artist will get...More

Thank RedBull_Ronn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Ellora caves in July. You can easily spend half a day on this site & it was quite an awesome experience. I would recommend starting from Cave 1 & work your way towards Cave 16. At this point, I would suggest catching the...More

Thank RPanicher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ellora caves blew my mind. I was bewildered to see how these temples and caves were carved by a single piece of rock and that to not 2-3 caves but 39 caves. Kailash temple (16) is the main cave and the biggest. A place where...More

Thank Snigdha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading so many online blogs / articles about Ellora and Aurgabad, finally decided to visit this place on Sunday. we started early at 8 a.m. from Pune and reached Aurangabad around 1 in the afternoon, journey was kinda smooth but 2 wheeler traffic you...More

Thank manish k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ellora, along with Ajanta can form a deadly combination which no tourist can resist. Just like the rock cut sculptures at ajanta, ellora too had many of those which included Hindu, Jain as well as Buddhist monuments. Of them what I personally liked was the...More

Thank Dineshu86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read many online articles and mails about the involvement of extraterrestrial forces in making the Kailas temple at Ellora caves. These theories became believable once I have seen the Kailas temple at Ellora. Cutting out such a temple from a single rock looks...More

Thank Bimal_BS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one arrives at the cave 16, the most exquisite and most striking of all the caves. but it may be better to travel to caves 1-10 first, 250 mt walk, buddhist, and then by bus to caves 30-34, jain, and then finally spend as much...More

Thank Tejas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi All, Wonderful,Incredible Assets of ancient India, Shiv Temple is the main temple in this cave and known as kailash temple. so Plz Visit For a amazing exp

Thank AshishLavania
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Annette C
14 July 2017|
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Response from Mandira D | Reviewed this property |
For the Jain caves there is a bus. But for the Buddha caves and Hindu caves we need to walk. The highlight Kailash temple, the biggest monolithic structure can be seen comfortably from inside. A government guide can be hired... More
13 July 2017|
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Response from Jose S | Reviewed this property |
I travelled with an Indian tour company through a Portuguese travel agency
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Response from Arpitgupta25 | Reviewed this property |
hi, i just visited aurangabad and they said number 1, 16, 32 is important to visit. Number 1 is for buddist, number 16 is Hindus, and number 32 is for jain. Others are mainly copied and not so important but if you have full... More