Karla Caves

Why to visit?
  • Mecca for history buffs.
  • Colony of caves built by Buddhist monks .
  • Main attraction : Rock out carvings, huge pillars, magnificent chaitya.
  • Must watch : The Asoka Pillar carved with lions on a pedestal.
  • Want to travel in time machine ? See beautifully carved Chaityas[halls] and Viharas [monasteries]
  • Ekvira Devi temple located at the entrance of caves.

Note : One has to climb a lot of stairs to reach the caves.

 

Location:
  • 21 kms from Lohagarh fort

 

Timings:
  • 9 am-5 pm (All days of the week)

 

Entrance Fees:
  • Indians : INR 5
  • Foreign Nationalists : INR 100

 

Restaurants Nearby:
  • Kinara village dhabha[7.1kms]
  • Lonavala restaurant[7.6kms]
  • Kailash parbat[6.5kms]
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