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.

Which other UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India would you like to learn about?

Keep your knowedge updated with QuizzClub's educational articles, fun trivia quizzes and trivia questions.

SHARE this article with everyone who is interested in HISTORY, CULTURE and ARCHITECTURE!

#Geography #Culture #History #art


What are your thoughts on this subject?
Cheryl McMeekin
Beautiful and majestic, would be a great place to visit.
Aug 14, 2020 10:24AM
Lourdes Ayala
They seem beautiful and majestic. Would definitely love to visit there.
Aug 1, 2020 9:52AM
Angela Marvelley
Amazing, I would love to go there, but I can’t get Wayne to go to Cardiff , let alone India!🌎
Jun 24, 2020 11:03AM
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
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
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
Victoria Agcaoili
Absolutely Amazing!!!
Apr 24, 2020 10:09PM
Chuck Gross
Very amazing !
Apr 24, 2020 9:44PM

People also liked

Interesting Facts

9 incredible driftwood art sculptures you must see 1/7/2021

A lot of people consider washed off wood a nuisance, but certainly not this artist. He's convinced that they make beautiful pieces of art, and honestly, we think he is right.

Read more


Ancient artifacts that still exist today without any replica 1/17/2021

The artifacts we're about to show you in this post feature single copies of incredible things that served as crucial parts of humans' lives in the distant past. Let's go!

Read more


7 fatal food disasters recorded in history 1/12/2021

Have you ever thought that something as delicious as food can wreak unthinkable amounts of havoc to humans? Let's take a look at 7 cases where food caused a great deal of damage to humans.

Read more

#History #food

Examples of how different life was before the internet age 1/11/2021

In this post, we will remember how we lived before the internet. Keep reading, you're going to enjoy this.

Read more

#Culture #Society #funny

6 freshly baked trivia facts that would leave you awed 1/13/2021

Still think you know more facts about science and history than the average person does? Think again! We're about to let you in on some crazy unknown facts that would make you wonder with your mouth open. Are you ready?

Read more

#Culture #History