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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

Ajanta Caves – tour, history, picture, information, painting, facts

Ajanta Caves – tour, history, picture, information, painting, facts

4 / 5 ( 1 vote ) With the Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves are the major tourist attraction of the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.  It is 59 kilometres (37 miles) from Jalgaon railway station. History In 1819,a party of British officers out hunting the hills north of Aurangabad came across some caves (Ajanta caves). It was a spectacular setting; a horseshoe shaped cliff overlooking a steep tumbled in a series of cascades around the hills, were thick forests. In the facade was awe-inspiring, exploration of the interiors of the AjantaRead More

Ajanta Caves World heritage Site in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE.   AJANTA CAVES The third rock-hewn caves at Ajanta, cut into the scarp of a cliff, are either chaityas (chapels) or viharas (monasteries). Most of these are so that a flood of natural light pours into them at given times of the day. Both of the facade and the inside of theRead More