If you have explored India and you did not know the secrets and mysteries do these caves hold, then you have missed the most wonderful attractions? India has a chronological cave which has an outstanding work of art and sculptors. India has a wide range of glorified destinations. When we talk about the secrets of cave what first comes to mind is Ajanta Ellora caves. Caves are so well established in a densely forested area which offers the suitable conditions for living an austere life.
We want to tell you the 5 most famous caves in India.
Ajanta and Ellora cave
The caves are situated in Jalgaon city, Maharastra. Being the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site the caves shows a summit of Indian rock-cut architecture. These caves include temples belonging to the various religions, Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain. A group of 29 caves dated back to the 2nd and the 6th century Ajanta caves are formed, while Ellora caves are a group of 34 caves dated back to the 6th to 11th centuries AD. The caves of Ajanta are primarily Buddhist while those of Ellora contains Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. The excellence of architecture can be seen in its paintings and sculptures.
A most famous cave in India lies just 10 km away from Mumbai. The caves are located on the Elephanta Island, a place with mesmerizing chronological heritage is enlisted in UNESCO, World Heritage Sites. The caves consist of various implausible postures of Lord Shiva in different forms. The caves are famous for its architectural beauty. The main caves are the most multifaceted of all three caves which refer to the east and west wings of the main cave which are the residences of ascetics. Tourists make a point to visit these caves during their Golden Triangle Tour With Mumbai which enables them to explore cultural cities Delhi Agra Jaipur with Mumbai.
The Badami caves are located in Karnataka is a perfect example of a fine art by famous architecture. The caves are established in a 6th and 7th century which is a massive spiritual significance. There are four caves out of which three are of Brahminical temples and the fourth one is of Jain temple. The caves are beautifully decorated with delicate statuettes which consist of images of Hindu Gods, Mahavira and Jain Tirthankaras.
The wonder is located at a distance of almost 90km north of Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The 150-year-old caves are discovered by the British geologist, William King in 1807. The caves have a natural shaped Shiva Lingam because of this the most of crowd comes from the villages around the caves and visitors who explore Golden Triangle Tour with South India . Interior of the caves contains a natural shaped structure of Mother-child, the human brain, crocodile, and Shiv-Parvati. The most popular attraction of these caves is Shivalingam and the idol of cow called Kamudhenu.
Situated in Meghalaya Northeast India, Mawsmai caves are one of the most attractive caves in India. The caves are formed gradually over the years with natural limestones. It is more interesting to know that the caves are fully lighted which contains various passages and chambers. Pleasing formation of stalactite and stalagmite to look at. Some caves have a narrow opening and other have giant from where one needs to crawl to pass through.
In India, these are the most famous caves to explore which are certainly an inspiring and exciting experience. To experience the wonderful architecture of these glorified caves plan your next Short Trips to India. India is diversity with different cultures, traditions, Historical monuments, architectural beauty and many more. So get ready to explore the renowned caves and capture its beautiful paintings and sculptures.
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