|Entry of Ajanta Ellora Caves|
One the walls and the pillars of caves elegant status are carved, in addition there are separate places in the caves believed to be as a meditation rooms. The caves were discovered by a British army officer in 1819, John Smith till it was enshrouded in oblivion. Ajanta and Ellora caves upholds an artistic legacy that will be an educative lesson for the generation to come.
|Buddhist Statues in Ajanta Caves|
|Beautiful ancient paintings on Ellora caves|
Buy Famous Book on Ajanta by James Burgess
The Rock Cut Temple of Ajanta
Look Beyond Ajanta and Ellora Caves
This mausoleum was built by Aurangzeb in the memory of wife Rabia-ud-Durrani in 1679. This masusoleum was modelled after the Taj Mahal.
Panchakki or watermill was built during the Mughal era named after a water powered mill grinding corn for military and poor people. This was basically built to commemorate a Muslim saint Baba Sha Muzaffar.
How to Reach
|Route Map Ajanta & Ellora|
Nearest airport is Aurangabad that 108 km away. Aurangabad's Chikalthana airport is 10 km from the city center. There are several flights fly daily to Aurangabad from Mumbai
Jalgaon is the nearest station, which is 58 km away.
Road : State Transport buses run from Jalgaon to Ajanta.
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