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Aurangabad - Ajanta Ellora  

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Ajanta and Ellora caves are the finest examples of cave-temple architecture. These caves represent the three faiths of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism that were carved during the period of 200 BC to 700 AD.  There are thirty caves which were awarded as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The caves are in a horse shoe shape and are built up in mountains along which the Wangura River flows from a height of 200ft, thus making it a series of waterfalls.  

It is one of the most popular tourist destinations of India, drawing attention of thousands of tourists, architects and conservationists around different parts of the world.  The caves are situated in Aurangabad and are accessible by air, rail and road. There are many nearby places of interests in Aurangabad along with Ajanta Ellora caves such as Bibi ka Maqbara, state archaeological museum and many more to keep you engaged in whole tour.

 

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Ajanta is world's greatest historical monument recognised by UNESCO located just 55kms from Jalgaon city and 105kms from Aurangabad City of Maharashtra, India. There are 30 caves in Ajanta of which 9, 10, 19, 26 and 29 are chaitya-grihas and... more the rest are monasteries. These caves were discovered in AD 1819 and were built up in the earlier 2nd century BC-AD. Most of the paintings in Ajanta are right from 2nd century BC-AD and some of them about the fifth century AD and continued for the next two centuries. All paintings shows heavy religious influence and centre around Buddha, Bodhisattvas, incidents from the life of Buddha and the Jatakas. The paintings are executed on a ground of mud-plaster in the tempera technique.
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