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5 Places to Visit in Maharashtra

Tourist Places to visit in Maharashtra - Maharashtra Map

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Tourist places to visit in Maharashtra are historical such as Ajanta Ellora caves and resting such as hill station of Matheran. Sprawling across 30,000 rugged kilometres of Western India, Maharashtra is the third largest state in the country. Naturally bound by it’s physical features, the region is one of the remarkable diversity with the 700 kms long narrow Konkan coast, the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats and the dry deciduous zones of the Vidarbha. It is a land of old fortresses, rockRead More


Ellora caves history, opening times, information, timing kailash temple

Ellora Caves

Ellora is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms one of major tourist attraction in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. Ellora Caves with Kailash Temple – the most impressive Indian cave temples. The creation of Ellora caves marked, perhaps the waning of Buddhism. Of the earliest discovered Ellora caves, which are in north-south direction, twelve to the south are Buddhist caves, seventeen in the center are Hindu caves and five in the north are Jain caves. It is believed that more than 2 lakhs tons of stone was excavated for theRead More


Ellora caves, UNESCO World Heritage site in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Ellora caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) UNESCO World heritage Site Ellora Caves also known as Verul is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav. It is also known as Elapura in the Rashtrakuta Kannada literature. ELLORA CAVES About ten kilometres north east of Apollo Bunder, lies the island of Elephanta, the glorious abode of Lord Shiva. An epitome of Hindu cave culture, Elephanta consists of seven caves of which the most notableRead More