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Kanheri – Ancient Caves

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Kanheri Caves Vihara (Photo Courtesy: Nichalp)

The Kanheri Caves are a group of rock-cut caves, within Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Mumbai. It is a popular day picnic for schools. There are 109 caves, of which a few are interesting. The caves date from the 2nd to the 9th century. They are excavated on the face of a hill.

The caves are open from 9 am to 5.30 pm. Additionally, there is a Lion Safari Park (Tues to Sun, 9 am to 5 pm) at Krishnagiri Upavan National Park near the caves.

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