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Ajantha caves

Ajantha caves located at about 100kms away from Aurangabad it has 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves featuring 'Chaitya grihas' and 'Viharas'

Amaranath cave

The holy cave of Amarnath is situated inside a steep cliff at an altitude of 4,000mts.It measures about 45 m (150 feet) high, 27 m (90 feet) long and faces south. A massive ice lingam inside the cave waxes and wanes with the phases of moon.

Aurangabad cave

The most noted structures of archaeology and history is situated in the North of the city where there are nearly 12 Buddhist caves dating back to the 1 A.D.

Bears cave

Bears cave is believed to lead to the Shervaroyan Temple, till date no one has taken the risk to make it through the cave.

Bhartrihari caves

Bhartrihari Caves named after the saint Bhartrihari is situated near the Gadhkalika Temple on the banks of the river Shipra has become an important tourist destination.

Borra hills

The Borra hills & Caves is located a few kiometres away from Anatagiri which of historical and religious importance.

Dandak Caves

Dandak Cave is also a popular tourist attraction. This cave is also 200 meters long.

Edakkal Caves

Edakkal Cave is situated in Ambukuthi mala at an altitude of about 1000 mts is 12 kms from Sulthan Bathery.

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves is famous for the enormous carving and its rock cut temples.

Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves declared by the UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites is situated at a distance of about 30 kms away from the city.

Gangamoola caves

Gangamoola is the place where the three rivers namely Tunga, Bhadra and Nethravathi find their origin.

Kailash Caves

Kailash Cave is situated 40 meters above the ground level and it is 200 meters long.

Khandagiri Caves

Twin hills honey combed with Jain caves that reveal the sculptural are of the 2nd century BC makes an interesting study of the life and temples of Jain aesthetics.

Kutumsar Caves

Kutumsar Caves is known to be the second longest natural cave in the world.

Mogalrajpuram Caves

Mogalrajpuram caves are said to be excavated in the 5th century AD. The idols of Lord Nataraja, Vinayaka and Ardhanareeswaran exist here.

Pandava Caves

Pandava Caves in Valpoi in the district of North Goais again close to Saputara for it is situated in the Goa Gujarat border.

Pandav Leni caves

Pandavleni Caves is located on a wedge up in Trivashmi hill which is at a distance of about 8 km down the city on Mumbai-Agra highway.

Pippala Caves

Pippala Cave is situated above the hot springs on the Vaibhava Hill and is a rectangular stone sculpted by the forces of nature which appears to have been used as a Watch tower.

Pataleshwar Caves

Pataleshwar Cave temple is situated on the Jangali Maharaj Road in Shivaji Nagar and diety worshipped here is the God of the Underworld known as Lord Pateleshwar and the temple is famous for its rock-cut cave architecture.

Rajpuri Caves

The Rajpuri Caves in Panchgani is a religiously important tourist spot. These ancient caves are surrounded by many water kunds (ponds).

Robber's Cave

Robber's Cave situated at a distance of about 8kms from the city offers splendid view of the surrounding mountains.

Tiger's Cave

The Tiger's Cave is a calm and unruffled place just 4 kilometers off to the main monument complex of the Mahabalipuram.

Udayagiri Caves

Udayagiri Caves famous is located at a distance of about 6 km away from Bhubaneshwar.There are about 44 caves which are nearly 2000 years old.

Undavalli Caves

Undavalli Caves is 8kms from Vijayawada and is said to be carved in the 7th century A.D.This double storeyed caved structure was used as a rest house by Buddhist monks.

Varaha Caves

The Varaha Cave shows two incarnations of Vishnu-Varaha and Vamana along with four panels of the famous Pallava doorkeepers in addiction to a state of abstracted musing.

Vashisht Caves

Vashisht Caves ancient cave is situated at a distance of 25kms from Rishikesh on the road Devprayag.This cave is the place of penance by sage Vashisht.