Places to Visit in Ajanta Caves

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Ajanta caves are located at a distance of around 107 kms from Aurangabad and are pride to the Maharashtra being one of the best and popular monuments in the world. Ajanta caves are famous for the wonderful rock-cut caves they possess, telling the story of the creativity and brilliance; the earlier craftsmen had, so many years ago. It feels so amazed that how they had made such beautiful paintings that time without any advanced technology.

Ajanta caves are one of the prime attractions in the Maharashtra; not only for the Indian tourists but also for the foreigner tourists. Ajanta caves are one of the most visited places in the Maharashtra by the tourists all over the world every year and hence this place gives a unique identity to India.

Apart from Ajanta caves, there are many attractive places to see at and around Ajanta caves.

Ellora Caves:

Ellora caves are another famous attraction to the visitors, which are situated at around 30 kms from the Aurangabad city. Ellora caves possess 34 caves containing beautiful rock-cut temples. The perfect time to visit the Ellora caves is from October to February and from June to September, since tourists get to feel the pleasant climate in these seasons.

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple:

Located at around 30 kms from Aurangabad, Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is the oldest jyotirlinga and considered as one of the biggest and best Hindu temples.

Bibi Ka Maqbara:

Bibi ka Maqbara is situated at around 5 kms from Aurangabad and the story behind this Maqbara is Aurangazeb’s son, Prince Azam built this monument in the memory of his mother Begum Rabia Durani. Visitors find it as a small version of TajMahal.

Daulatabad Fort:

Located at 20 kms from the Aurangabad city, Daulatabad fort is a worth visiting place nearby. This fort is a wonderful piece of beautiful architecture and was built by Raja Bhillamraj; also known as Devgiri.

Gandhi Research Foundation:

Gandhi Research Foundation is situated at around 20.7 kms from the Ajanta caves, in the Jalgaon city; where tourists get to see and know much about the life of Gandhiji.

Ghatotkach Caves:

The Ajanta highway takes to the less known yet beautiful place named as “Ghatotkach Caves”. It is a worth visiting place for the visitors who wish to visit an adventurous place.

Vetalwadi Fort:

Situated near to Soyagaon, the vetalwadi fort is also a good place and one of the good forts to visit in the Maharashtra.

Other Destinations Near Ajanta Caves

Ellora Caves

Aurangabad Caves

Aurangabad City

Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Melghat Tiger Reserve

Nashik City

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