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Maharashtra’s 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Arka Roy Chowdhury; Times of India

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In Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district, the Ellora Caves is awe-inspiring. This massive rock cut religious destination is one of the largest in the world. There are 34 monasteries and temples here, with 17 Hindu caves, 12 Buddhist caves, and 5 Jain caves. This is where the renowned Kailasa Temple exists. Full of intricate rock carvings, this is a wonder of wonders.

Source: Maharashtra’s 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

A queen’s chambers; Pune Mirror

“At the world-famous Ellora Caves, most people tend to visit Kailasa Temple (Cave 16), a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Meet The Ancient Temple In India That Was Carved From One Rock; Sodiumnami; Neatorama

Source: Meet The Ancient Temple In India That Was Carved From One Rock

This Enormous 8th Century Temple in India Was Carved from One Rock; Jessica Stewart; My Modern Met

It’s amazing what people were able to create hundreds of years ago, before modern technology existed.

Source: This Enormous 8th Century Temple in India Was Carved from One Rock

The Ellora Caves of Ancient India; Mark Cartwright; brewminate

The rock-cut Hindu temple the Kailasa of Ellora, central India. The 32 metre high temple was dedicated to Shiva and was built in the 8-9th centuries CE. /

Source: The Ellora Caves of Ancient India

Take a virtual tour of Ellora, a UNESCO World Heritage site; India TV

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Why Ellora caves are so famous: Ten Facts at a Glance; Hemant Singh; Jagran Josh

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Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km (18 mi) north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by Kalachuri, Chalukya and Rashtrakuta dynasties during (6th and 9th centuries).

Source: Why Ellora caves are so famous: Ten Facts at a Glance

Maharashtra Tourism – Vistas of Ellora Caves; Manoj Menon; Native Planet

Photo credit: Arjun P Nampoothiri

Source: Maharashtra Tourism – Vistas of Ellora Caves

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