Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves are just 55 kms from Jalgaon city and 105 kms from Aurangabad. The caves include paintings and sculptures described by the Archaeological Survey of India as "the finest surviving examples of Indian art" Also the caves are UNESCO World Heritage Site 

There are 30 caves in Ajanta of which 9, 10, 19, 26 and 29 are chaitya-grihas and the rest are monasteries. These caves were discovered in AD 1819 and were built up in the earlier 2nd century BC-AD. Most of the paintings in Ajanta are right from 2nd century BC-AD and some of them about the fifth century AD and continued for the next two centuries. All paintings shows heavy religious influence and centre around Buddha, Bodhisattvas, incidents from the life of Buddha and the Jatakas. The paintings are executed on a ground of mud-plaster in the tempera technique.

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Accomodations / Stays


MTDC - Ajanta Tourist Resort

The rooms are provided with all the modern amenities  

MTDC - Ajanta Tourist Resort
( T - Junction )

Resort is @ just 5  min  walkable distance from  Ajanta  caves Read More...





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