Ancient Ajanta Caves India

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What is Ajanta?

Ancient well preserved Buddhist Caves in Maharashtra India.

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A British tiger hunting party rediscovered the forgotten Buddhist Ajanta Caves.

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What makes Ajanta special?

The caves were forgotten for so long. The wall paintings are well preserved and still looking fresh.


Decoration Materials Used 

clay, cow dung, rice husk, lime juice, color pigments.

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Who were the Artists?

Skilled Buddhist monks

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None of the lost and found caves are the same, they all are differently decorated!

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Visitor Rules

Each cave has a care taker, no flash photographie, remove your shoes before entering.

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Opening Times

from 9 am to 5 pm


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