AURANGABAD Explore the legendary Ajanta and Ellora. Ellora is the finest example of Indian rock cut architecture and it took men of three religions – Hindus, Buddhists and Jain monks – and five centuries to make them the wonder they are. VENTOURS - INDIA
The Badami cave temples are a complex of temples located at Badami, a town in the Bagalkot District in the north part of Karnataka, India. They are considered an example of Indian rock-cut architecture.The temples are composed of four caves, all carved out of the soft Badami sandstone on a hill cliff in the late 6th to 7th centuries.
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
Ellora Caves - India. Built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty, Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. These majestic caves are a World Heritage Site and were built between the 5th century and 10th century! http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/243
Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple also Gavipuram Cave Temple, Bangalore (India). An example of Indian rock-cut architecture, built probably in the ninth century. On Makar sankranti Day the sunrays fall on the Sivalinga for one hour as it passes between the horns of the Nandi, the stone bull statue outside the temple so that the sun's rays would pass through its horns and light up the deity Shiva Linga inside the cave.