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Ellora caves

Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of city of Aurangabad in the Indian state Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav . It is also known as Elapura in the Rashtrakuta Kannada literature. 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[1] 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. Hindu, Buddhist and Jain rock-cut temples and viharas and mathas were built between the 5th century and 10th century.




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