Hotel Windsor Castle

Town Center Jalgaon Road, Cidco, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, 431003, India | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Aurangabad

India - Elllora & Ajanta Caves

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... 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

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... buildings, apparently representing a number of distinct "monasteries" or colleges. The caves are numbered 1 to 28 according to their place along the path, beginning at the entrance. Several are unfinished and some barely begun and others are small shrines, included in the traditional numbering.
The caves form the largest corpus of early Indian wall-painting; other survivals from the area of modern India are very few, though they are related to ...

Budists and Hindus and Jains (Oh My!)

A travel blog entry by steverino

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... it. Within a few years an acute water shortage resulted in a return march back to Delhi and abandonment of this fantastic, if a bit dry, location.

One of the most interesting elements of the fortress is a moat created by shearing away the rock hillside to create one very tall vertical side to the moat, and using the material thus removed to build the other side.


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Naked and Holy?

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... He happily posed for pictures and had his two little boys went around with his donation jar.

We looked at the sculptures of Jain gods before hiking up to a minor cave that was made nicer by the total lack of visitors. We were alone there. We took a path above the cave and entered the Hindu series of caves. It was interesting to see the rope-holds and paint pots that were carved into ...

Ellora - Ajanta

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... de 50 dollars chacun, tout ça pour 2 heures! Ça nous a pris 2 jours, le personnel était très gentil mais pas très organisé (ça pourrait surement être fait en 2 heures).

Nous étions enfin prêts pour quitter l’Inde. Cette 2ème escale a duré plus de 2 mois, plus long que prévu à cause des visas iraniens. Nous n’étions pas sûrs de revenir aussi longtemps après le Népal (on avait le Sri Lanka en destination de secours), mais descendre ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Town Center Jalgaon Road, Cidco, Aurangabad, is near Ajanta Caves, Bibi Ka Maqbara, and The Thar Heritage Museum.
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