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ELLORA CAVES, India: were built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty which ruled large parts of India for about 250 years. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture, 34 structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. The 12 Buddhist caves (built 630-700), 17 Hindu caves (built 550-800), & 5 Jain caves (built 800-1000) in proximity demonstrate the religious harmony prevalent during this period.

Ellora is an archaeological site, 30 km (19 mi) from the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra built by the Rashtrakuta rulers. Well-known for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 caves – actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills – being Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock cut temples and monasteri...

Kailash Temple at Ellora Caves Aurangabad, India.Kailash Temple, also Kailasa Temple is one of the 34 monasteries and temples, extending over more than 2 km, that were dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff in the complex located at Ellora, Maharashtra, India. Of these 34 monasteries and temples, the Kailasa (cave 16) is a remarkable example of Indian rock-cut architecture on account of its striking proportion; elaborate workmanship architectural content and sculptural…

Ellora also known as Ellooru, is an archaeological site, 29 km North-West of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty. Well known for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture

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Kailasa Ellora India Temple Caves is an archaeological site in Maharashtra, India built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 "caves" are actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut temples and viharas and mathas were built between the 5th century and 10th century. 12 Buddhist (caves 1–12), 17 Hindu (caves 13–29) and 5 Jain (caves 30–34) caves, built in…

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Pancha Rathas is an example of monolith Indian rock-cut architecture dating from the late 7th century, located at Mahabalipuram, 60 km south of the capital Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Each temple is a monolith, carved whole from a rock outcropping of pink granite. The five monolithic shrines are named after the Pandavas (Arjuna, Bhima, Yudhishthira, Nakula and Sahadeva) and Draupadi.

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Ellora is an archaeological site, North-West of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty. Well known for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site. It represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture

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https://flic.kr/p/fZEfP3 | Ellora, cave 10, teaching Buddha | Ellora, cave 10, teaching Buddha Ellora is an archaeological site in the Indian state of Maharashtra built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty. It is also known as Elapura (in the Rashtrakuta literature-Kannada). Well known for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 "caves" are actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Chara...

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Ellora Caves Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav. Well known for its monumental caves, Ellora is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms one of major tourist attraction in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.

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Badami Cave: The beautiful carved cave temples is located at Badami in Karnataka. The Badami cave are composed of four caves 2 of them are dedicated to God Vishnu, One to God Shiva and one is a Jain temple. The cut cave structure Badami cave temple is well famous for made of red sandstone on the precipice of a hill. It is one of the best Indian rock-cut architecture, other caves in Karnataka is Aihole cave. www.JustRelax.in