Aurangabad Caves

Why?
  • 12 rock-cut Buddhist shrines that reflect the exquisite carvings and marvelous architecture of 6th and 7th century
  • Cave 2 is a vihara with a shrine of Buddha at the rear
  • Of all, Cave 7 is the most elaborate and famous for its sculptural embellishments
  • Includes a central shrine with circumambulation with an outer corridor running all around , corridor carved with various Buddhist gods and goddesses
  • Cave 9 has a sculptured panel showcasing Buddha in nirvana
Location
  • 2 km behind Bibi-Ka-Maqbara
Timing
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Entrance Fee
  • Rs.10 (Indians)
  • Rs.100 (Foreigners)
Restaurants nearby
  • Rose Bakery (3.2 km)
  • Metro Restaurant (3.2 km)
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