Ancient Ajanta Caves India

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What is Ajanta?

Ancient well preserved Buddhist Caves in Maharashtra India.

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Rediscovery

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.

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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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Caves

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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