The Jain Caves, Ajanta & Ellora
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The Jain Caves

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Saturday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Sunday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM

The Jain Caves at Ellora traces their history to 9th and 10th century. There are five Jain temples in Ellora and all of them belong to the Digambara sect. The most popular Jain shrine is the Chhota Kailash, which is Cave 30. The two-storied Indra Sabha (Cave 32) and the Jagannath Sabha (Cave 33) are other notable Jain Caves.

Cave 32 houses monolithic shrine in its court, which has beautiful carving of lotus flower on the ceiling. Images of Ambika, the Yakshi of Neminath, seated on her lion under a mango tree is carved on the upper level of this shrine.
 


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  • Best Time:  During Sunrise
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Abhijit Mukherjee

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  • Lives in Guwahati
  • 4 Reviews
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"Beautiful Architecture"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Sep 17, 2015
The sites tell us about the efficiency of the ancient engineering works there. Really beautiful. All the tourists visiting Maharashtra are requested to visit these sites to evidence the old architecture which will delight them for beautiful engineering.
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Kunal Mandlecha

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  • Kunal Mandlecha
  • Lives in Ratlam
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"A great place, not to be missed"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Sep 28, 2014
A great place, not to be missed. Every one should visit it at least once. A great destination to be.
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