MTDC Holiday Resort

Station Road, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, 415510, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Aurangabad

India - Elllora & Ajanta Caves

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Feb 09, 2014

73 photos

... walls of the principle deities (Vishnu, Shiva, Laksmi and Parvati) are inside.

  • Cave 11(Buddhist). Known as Do Thal, it was originally 2-storeyed but its third storey was discovered in 1876. The upper level has a porch opening into a long corridor hall with a Buddha shrine at the rear. Images of Durga and Ganesh suggest that the cave was later used by Hindus.
  • Cave 10 (Buddhist). Also called Carpenter´s Cave, it is the only chaitya (chapel) cave ...

History Abounds in these caves

A travel blog entry by ktthomas on Jan 24, 2014

63 photos

... side of a U-shaped gorge on the small river Waghora and although they are now along and above a modern pathway running across the cliff they were originally reached by individual stairs or ladders from the side of the river 35 to 110 feet below.
The area was previously heavily forested, and after the site ceased to be used the caves were covered by jungle until accidentally rediscovered in 1819 by a British officer on a hunting party. They are ...

Budists and Hindus and Jains (Oh My!)

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 12, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

We've spent the last few days at a very nice hotel in Aurangabad, using it as a central location for exploring the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves (both UNESCO World Heritage Sites ), Dualatabad Fort and several lesser local sites.

Built between the 2nd century BC and the 6th century AD (Ajanta), and between the 6th and 11th centuries (Ellora), the cave sites are ...

First eye camp and first day of pastor training

A travel blog entry by cbctrips on Jan 14, 2013

4 comments, 15 photos

... a pair of kids' glasses, he left the building with the gift of vision. That makes a long bus ride, sitting in an 18x15, hot, rat-infested, overrun with dust building worth it. And yes, there were rats.

Not really sure how the teaching session went, but Bob did break two plastic chairs just sitting in the back of the room and listening to the end of Tom's sermon; so it must have been moving.


Ellora - Ajanta

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42 on Jan 11, 2013

1 comment, 23 photos

... demandés on était très content. On pensait que c’était la fin de notre relation avec l’ambassade, donc imaginez notre surprise le lendemain quand on a su que le consulat a appelé notre hôtel afin de nous avoir. Quand on est retourné les voir, ils nous ont dit avoir reçu des instructions 'non officielles’ de ne plus délivrer de visas aux européens. On n’était plus vraiment concerné puisqu’on les avait déjà, mais ils n’ont dit ‘à ...


This hotel, located on Station Road, Aurangabad, is near Ajanta Caves, Bibi Ka Maqbara, and The Thar Heritage Museum.
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