Places To Visit In Ajanta and Ellora Caves

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Here are the top 13 tourist attractions to see in Ajanta and Ellora Caves:

1. Ajanta Caves


Must Visit

Ajanta Caves

4.5

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80 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Located around 99 km from the town of Aurangabad, lie the Ajanta Caves, now included in the list of UNESCO World heritage Sites. Ajanta caves depicts the Buddhist culture and their stories through various sculptures and paintings. It also takes you to the world of Jatakas. Naturally used as a retrea...

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2. Kailasanatha and other temples, Ellora


Must Visit

Kailasanatha and other temples, Ellora

3.7

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

While Ajanta and Ellora caves are known as the world famous Buddhist monuments, they are a testimony to the fact that the three religions Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism were one and hence there are also Hindu temples to visit.

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3. Grishneshwar Temple, Ellora


Must Visit

Grishneshwar Temple, Ellora

3.6

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Grishneshwar is an ancient pilgrimage site where one of the twelve Jyotirlinga manifestations of Lord Shiva is found. It is located at a distance of around half a kilometer from Ellora and 11 km from Daulatabad near Aurangabad in Maharashtra.

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4. The Buddhist Caves, Ellora


Must Visit

The Buddhist Caves, Ellora

3.7

80 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Shrines and paintings of Buddha, all encompassed in about 12 buddhist caves.

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Top Hotels in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

  • Hotel Lotus

    Staring from INR 2,000

  • Ellora Heritage Resort

    Staring from INR 3,442

5. Bibi Ka Makbara, Aurangabad

Bibi Ka Makbara, Aurangabad

3.3

19 kms
from city center

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Known as Dakkhani Taj (Taj of Deccan), Bibi Ka Maqbara is situated about 5 km from the Aurangabad city .

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6. Jain Caves, Ellora

Jain Caves, Ellora

3.3

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

There are in total 5 Jain caves at Ellora and they are dated to the ninth and tenth century AD.

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7. Khuldabad

Khuldabad

3.3

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Khuldabad is a nearby town in Aurangabad and is also known as "Rauza", meaning garden of paradise.

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8. Daualatabad fort, Daulatabad

Daualatabad fort, Daulatabad

3.3

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Daulatabad Fort (14 kilometer away from Aurangabad City), in Daulatabad, or 'the abode of wealth' is situated on an isolated conical hill from a 600 feet high mesa-like flat terrain.

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9. Aurangabad caves, Aurangabad

Aurangabad caves, Aurangabad

3.3

17 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

The marvelous caves of Aurangabad are tucked between the Satara and Sihyachal range of hills in Aurangabad.

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10. Shopping In Aurangabad

Shopping In Aurangabad

3.0

17 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Aurangabad is famous for shopping where one can stopover to buy Himroo shawls, Paithani sarees or fabric like Mashru and Kimkhab.

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11. Panchakki, Aurangabad

Panchakki, Aurangabad

3.3

20 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Built about 1700, this is a water mill used for grinding grains. The forethought put into the marvel of architecture is truly amazing.

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12. The shopping plaza

The shopping plaza

3.0

25 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Apart from the magnificent caves that exhibit the best of Buddhist religious art the shopping plaza is another major tourist attraction in Ajanta.

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13. Shopping in Ajanta and Ellora

Shopping in Ajanta and Ellora

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23 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Shopping near Ajanta and Ellora caves is fascinating as the region is rich in the art and culture of several communities.

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