Amazing Caves of India

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Amazing Caves of India

Ajanta caves, located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, have been declared as a World heritage site by UNESCO. These caves are a fine example of splendid architecture in India. There are about 30 rock cut caves that feature Buddhist sculptures, carvings on pillars and colourful paintings.

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Amazing Caves of India

Ellora caves are also situated in Aurangabad. There are about 34 caves. Ellora has also been declared as a World heritage site just like Ajanta.

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Amazing Caves of India

Kanheri caves are located in Mumbai. These caves served as the centre of Buddhism. People lived and studied in these caves.

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Amazing Caves of India

Borra caves are located in Visakhapatnam. These are one of the largest cave sites in the country. The structure of Borra caves is made of limestone, and these are great caves for geology students.

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Amazing Caves of India

Karla caves are situated in Lonavala. These caves are a great example of ancient Buddhist culture. The large prayer hall in the main cave is very beautiful.

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Amazing Caves of India

Udayagiri caves also known as Sunrise hill are located in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa. The caves used to be residential blocks for Jain monks. It is only 8 km from Bhubaneshwar and attracts a lot of tourists.

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Amazing Caves of India

Edakkal caves in Kerala are known for beautiful carvings and paintings that date back to the Stone Age. They are really famous for their beauty.

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Amazing Caves of India

Badami caves are situated in Bagalkot district of Karnataka. The specialty of these caves is that they have been carved in red sandstone which makes them look beautiful.

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Amazing Caves of India

Rock Shelter caves of Bhopal have paintings that date back to the Stone Age. The paintings denote various everyday activities like hunting, dancing and music.

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Amazing Caves of India

Mawsmai caves are situated near Cherrapunji in Meghalaya. The caves are made of limestone and are really beautiful. Stalactites, stalagmites and constant dripping of water enhance the beauty of the caves. 

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