Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431005, India
About Ellora Caves
One of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, featuring Hindu, Buddhist and Jain monuments, and artwork, dating from the 600–1000 CE period.
Attractions near Ellora Caves
Grishneshwar Temple is one of the shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva that is referenced in the Shiva Purana. The temple is an important pilgrimage site in the Shaiva tradition of Hinduism which considers it as the last or twelfth Jyotirlinga.
Daulatabad Fort is an ancient fortification that rises formidably from the midst of verdant greenery. Often hailed as one of the 'seven wonders of Maharashtra', this architectural marvel is believed to have been built in the 12th century. Also known as Devgiri fort
Built in 1668 the Tomb of Rabia Durani or Bibi Ka Maqbara was erected by Azam Shah, the son of Aurangzeb to commemorate his mother Dilras Begum who was titled Rabia Durani post her death
It is named after the saint Jnaneshwar, whose native village was near Paithan. Colorful flowerbeds, vast lawns, and musical fountains are the attractions of the udyan. Ten plazas and twenty-two fountains are added features. It has a children's play area, swimming pool and boat rides.
Shirdi is famously known as the home of the late 19th century Saint Shri Shirdi Sai Baba. The Sri Saibaba Sansthan Trust also located in Shirdi is one of the richest temple organisations.
Where is Ellora Caves
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Aurangabad District is located mainly in the Godavari River Basin and partly in the Tapi River Basin. It is rich in its historical events and natural beauties. Aurangabad the only tourist district of India having two-world heritage monuments to its credits.