India's most majestic monastery cave complex – 8 fascinating pictures

This rock-cut complex called the Ellora Caves is a beautiful tribute to faith, spirituality and ancient Indian workmanship.

Some quick Ellora Caves facts:

  • it's known as simply Ellora, Verul or Elura;
  • it's one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India;
  • the site is located in the Aurangabad district of the state of Maharashtra;
  • there are more than 100 caves at the site.

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
June Dutt
I live in India. I have visited the Ellora and the Ajanta caves and they are amazing!
May 2, 2020 8:12AM
Chriss Crockford
Amazing place
Apr 28, 2020 1:23PM
Remedios Prado-Ambrocio
Awesome ! Would love to visit this place someday!
Apr 27, 2020 10:17AM
Yolanda Solis
Fascinating indeed!
Apr 26, 2020 10:48PM
Mildred C Ford
I would like to visit these one day
Apr 26, 2020 4:53PM
Veronics Moss
Very interesting
Apr 26, 2020 4:16PM
I love these and would also love to physically visit them.
Apr 26, 2020 9:57AM
Allison Aspden
Most interesting!
Apr 26, 2020 8:39AM
Liz Hickey
Very interesting. Learned new facts
Apr 25, 2020 7:16PM
Lorna Desouza
Ellora caves I would love to visit someday. All the pictures are beautiful. Thank you 🙏
Apr 25, 2020 6:32PM
Dipti Sinha
India rich in heritage and culture proud to be an Indian
Apr 25, 2020 10:47AM
Christina Birnie
Beautiful would love to visit
Apr 25, 2020 9:17AM
Judy Wilson
Wow! I wasn’t expecting so many beautiful caves. Incredible detailed beauty lies within each and every one💕💕
Apr 25, 2020 1:57AM
Rakesh Dayal
Incredible as it may sound, the Kailash Temple at Ellora was chiseled unconventionally from top to bottom, from a single massive rock and is a marvel to behold.
Apr 25, 2020 1:21AM
Ramesh Gullani
I had visited these wonderful sites at rather young age. Would like to revisit since I do know bit more about them.
Apr 24, 2020 10:38PM

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