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Elephanta Caves

Gharapuri, Maharashtra 400094, India

Hindu Temples
Caves
Monuments

About Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. They are on Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour, The Elephanta Caves contain rock cut stone sculptures that show syncretism of Hindu and Buddhist ideas and iconography. The caves are hewn from solid basalt rock. Except for a few exceptions, much of the artwork is defaced and damaged



Attractions near Elephanta Caves

Kala Ghoda10.97km from Elephanta Caves

Kala Ghoda is a crescent-shaped art district in Downtown Mumbai. It has many of the city's heritage buildings, and is full of museums, art galleries and educational institutions

Siddhivinayak Temple10.99km from Elephanta Caves

This is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh. It was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on 19 November 1801. It is one of the richest temples in India. This is a huge temple with a lot of architectural works and gold coverings.

Gateway Of India Mumbai11.17km from Elephanta Caves

Gateway Of India is an arch-monument built in the early twentieth-century located in the city of Mumbai. It was erected to commemorate the landing of the first British monarch in India

National Gallery Of Modern Art11.32km from Elephanta Caves

National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai was opened to the public in 1996. It hosts various exhibitions and art collections of famous artists, sculptors, and different civilizations. It is situated in the Cowasji Jehangir Hall, near Regal Cinema in Colaba.

The Taj Mahal Palace11.34km from Elephanta Caves

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is one of the best luxury hotels in Mumbai. Its strategic location at the heart of Mumbai’s most important commercial and cultural hub of Colaba. This luxury hotel has played host to kings, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe.

"Mani Bhavan" is a simple old-style, two-storied building on Laburnum Road, Mumbai. Gandhiji stayed here in Mumbai between 1917 to 1934. It is now converted into a museum and research center.

Where is Elephanta Caves

Discover more attractions in Raigad, where Elephanta Caves is located

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he district was renamed after Raigad, the fort that was the former capital of the Maratha leader Shivaji Maharaj, and is located in the interior regions of the district. Raigad is known for its historical places, beaches, landscapes and diverse flora and fauna of Western Ghats.