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Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves


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With over a hundred caves combined, Ellora located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple caves in the world. Ellora caves, a UNESCO world heritage site, features Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments and artwork dating from the 600-1000 CE period. Not all hundred caves are open to public viewing but the ones which are open, have great ancient monasteries and prayer halls with historical Indian art to it. All of the Ellora monuments were built during Hindu dynasties such as the Rashtrakuta dynasty, which constructed part of the Hindu & Buddhist caves, and the Yadava dynasty, which constructed a number of the Jain caves.

Ellora Caves main attractions:
Ellora caves are a UNESCO world heritage site which features ancient Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain monuments. One of the main attractions of this site is the ancient monasteries and temples richly filled with historical Indian artwork. So if you are here, you know what to expect and witness.

Best time to visit the Ellora Caves:
June to March are the best months to visit Ellora Caves. It becomes a little difficult to travel around and explore the caves in summers April-May. Winters and Monsoon are ideal as the climate is pleasant from October to March and June to September which is the best time to visit the caves.

Ellora caves timings:
The Ajanta caves are open to people all days except Tuesday from 6 am to 6 pm. For Indians, the entrance fee is Rs. 10 and for foreign nationalities, Rs. 250.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won't be possible.