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Ellora is categorised as Heritage / Pilgrimage


Ellora Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Ellora Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Ellora Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Laksh Vinayak Temple Verul (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Grishneshwar Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Ellora Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Ellora Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Ellora Caves from a distance (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)

Reasons to Visit
  • Ellora is a World Heritage Site, 30 km from Aurangabad and along with Ajanta caves is the prime reason why guests from all over the world make a visit to Aurangabad
  • Ellora represents Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 caves are excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. Caves are Buddhist, Hindu and Jain deities in them and were built between the 5th century and 10th century.
  • Grishneshwar Shiva temple next to Ellora caves is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples and therefore well visited all round the year.
Know It
  • Ellora Caves are closed on Tuesdays
Recommendations
  • Major Heritage Destinations of Maharashtra"Ellora Caves are a World Heritage Site, 30 km from Aurangabad and prime attraction for heritage travellers to Aurangabad. Ellora represents Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 caves are excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. Caves are Buddhist, Hindu and Jain deities in them and were built between the 5th century and 10th century."
  • Destinations to visit Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva"Grishneshwar near Ellora (Maharashtra - 30 kms from Aurangabad) is believed as the Last or 12th (twelfth) Jyotirlinga on the earth."
  • Most Visited Pilgrim destinations in Maharashtra"Ellora is most renowned for its World heritage site Caves. However Ellora is also home to Grishneshwar Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva in India. Grishneshwar Temple is typically visited alongwith Trimbakeshwar and Bhimshankar Temple in a circuit."
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Day Sightseeing

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Aurangabad to Ellora Day visit and backRs. 3889

Point to Point Transport

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Pickup from Aurangabad and Drop to ElloraRs. 1723

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Destination Ideas

  • Aurangabad Heritage Getaway
  • Deccan Odyssey - Luxury Train Experience
  • Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Pilgrimage - Ellora
  • Lonar Crater

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ellora is set at about 30 kms from Aurangabad and is a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the best of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 caves are structures excavated out of Charanandri hills. Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut temples and viharas and mathas were built between the 5th century and 10th century. There are 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain caves. It is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India..
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Buddhist Heritage, Caves
    0
    Grishneshwar Temple is set near Ellora and is recognised as one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva Temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
    1
    Laksh Vinayak Verul (near Ellora caves) is one of the prominent Ganesh temples in the area and one of the 21 Ganesh pith in India
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    2
    Bhadra Maruti Temple near Ellora Caves (4 kms) at Khuldabad is a Lord Hanuman Temple and one of the rare temples where idol of Lord Hanuman is portrayed in a sleeping posture.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Hanuman
    4
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Pitalkhora Caves near Aurangabad is an early Buddhist site consisting of 14 rock-cut cave monuments which date back to the third century BCE, making them one of the earliest examples of rock-cut architecture in India.
    Heritage Site
    Caves
    47
    Aundha Nagnath Temple is a Lord Shiva temple and a pilgrim centre. The temple is considered by many as one of the Twelve Jyotirlingas.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
    231

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Ellora,Maharashtra,India

January
30°C / 19°C
February
32°C / 22°C
March
37°C / 25°C
April
39°C / 28°C
May
40°C / 28°C
June
32°C / 25°C
July
31°C / 24°C
August
29°C / 23°C
September
29°C / 22°C
October
31°C / 22°C
November
30°C / 20°C
December
30°C / 19°C

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Ellora CavesArea around famous Ellora Caves and Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga TemplePilgrimage1
MhaismalMhaismal is a hillside area near Aurangabad and a renowned monsoon destinationGetaway-
Nearest Airport in Ellora
  • Chikkalthana Airport ( IXU ) , Aurangabad-40 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Ellora
  • Aurangabad ( AWB ), Aurangabad-40 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Ellora from Major Cities.

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