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Ajanta Caves

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Address: Ajanta Caves Road, Aurangabad 431117, India
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+91 97660 08389
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Private Tour: Ajanta Caves Day Tour in Aurangabad
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Aurangabad Private Tour: Ajanta And Ellora Caves Sightseeing Day Tour

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A date with time

Spend awe inspiring moments as you move back the time line 2000 years. Beautiful carvings, paintings fast fading. Senior citizens .... Use the ramp to reach cave 9... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spend awe inspiring moments as you move back the time line 2000 years. Beautiful carvings, paintings fast fading. Senior citizens .... Use the ramp to reach cave 9 ,10,11,12,14,16 Some stairs to be climbed then visit cave 1,2,3,4,5 To visit 26 to see the resting Buddha needs some walking Take a porter... cheaper,takes care of shoes etc and gives some... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dont miss the horse shoe view from Ajanta view point and take the strairs down to the caves from the view point.On the way, you will realize why that spot was chosen for meditation and seclusion by the ancient monks ! We would have completely missed the trek if not for our very useful Cab driver Mr Hussein (Aurangabad) who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ajanta caves is an impressive string of 24 caves in a row that you can go in and explore. The caves were discovered late (in the 1800s) so it is better preserved that other caves and temples in the area (i.e. Ellora). Be prepared to walk a good distance or pay for a chair ride while being carried by 4... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

these caves (man made) are one to see. The fact that they had been lost for over 1000 years is amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ajanta together with Ellora were some of the highlights of a trip full of highlights. They are not by chance listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its history and details make it a must see place. We made base on Aurangabad to explore the caves.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a combination of excellent engineering and art. To carve a series of very detailed chambers and walkways upon the rockface of a horseshoe shaped hill... !! Unimaginable. The paintings inside are fading indeed. Some are still very detailed, others are getting merged into the stone background. The unfinished caves would give an excellent example of how much work had... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It shows the high standards reached by Indian artists thousands of years ago, quite unimaginable with the accessories available in those days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The caves are in an OK condition and I am glad to have been able to take my young son to see this. A good guide is an essential part of the viewing process and must be included.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have never seen this type of painting in my life. It is unbelivible to me. One time more i visited this place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What is Ajanta , cant be described in words. Once i saw that place i asked myself , how its possible to create this that too thousands of year ago.I can write whole night about ajanta but one must visit to explore what sooooooo special about this place. No words...

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