Caves to explore in Nashik
Nashik is an ancient city in the northwest region of Maharashtra in India. The district is rich in acres of vineyards and wineries, hence the name “Wine Capital of India”. Nashik is best known for being one of Hindu pilgrimage sites, that of Kumbh Mela which is held every 12 years.
Pandav Leni caves or Sometimes Nashik caves are a group of 24 caves carved between the 1st century BCE and the 3rd century CE, though additional sculptures were added up to about the 6th century, reflecting changes in Buddhist devotional practices mainly. The architectural styles and the sculptures in the cave is an excellent example of the Buddhist architecture.