The Meadows Aurangabad

GAT 135 and 136 Mitmita , Aurangabad, Maharashtra, 431002, India | Inn
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Trip to the caves of Ellora and Ajanta

A travel blog entry by catoneill

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Saturday morning bright and early we set off. We are Sissi Gill, Michelle Shine (both based in London) and Linda from Long Island. Our driver and guide is Vikram More - a quiet reliable Indian from Pune who has done the trip many times before so we are in good hands. After a four hour drive on mostly dual carriageway we arrive at our hotel. The …

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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... 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

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... rather part of the original rock simply left behind by the hammers and chizles of the builder/artists.

Dualatabad Fort was equally interesting. It's a 12th century hilltop fortress and surrounding walled city that became the capital of one of the largest sultanates of India in 1328, when Sultan Mohammed Tughlaq marched the entire population of Delhi 1000 km south ...

Ellora - Ajanta

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... Sharjah où on a une escale entre Mumbai et Shiraz).

Ce n’était pas notre seul problème. Puisqu’on n’était pas sûr d’obtenir les visas, on a attendu la dernière minute pour réserver le vol, tout en surveillant régulièrement sur le site Air Arabia. La veille de la réservation, il y avait pleins de sièges restants sur différents vols, mais quand on y est retourné, tous les vols étaient complets jusqu’au 18. Le problème est que ...

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This inn, located on GAT 135 and 136 Mitmita , Aurangabad, is near Ajanta Caves, Bibi Ka Maqbara, and The Thar Heritage Museum.
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