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TripAdvisor announces list of top cave destinations in India

India Infoline News Service  | October 11, 2012 12:07 IST

The top 3 caves Ajanta, Ellora and Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka are also recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage sites and a number of these monuments are protected sites by the Archaelogical Survey of India.

There was a time that man sought these out of necessity for shelter or protection. Even today man seeks them out, but for a taste of adventure & mystery and a dose of culture & spirituality. TripAdvisor, the worlds largest travel site, announced the list of top cave destinations in India to consider for your next vacation.

  • Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad (World Heritage Site)

  • Ellora Caves, Aurangabad (World Heritage Site)

  • Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Bhopal (World Heritage Site)

  • Badami Cave Temples, Badami

  • Kanheri Caves, Mumbai

  • Borra Caves, Visakhapatnam

  • Udayagiri Caves, Bhubaneswar

  • Edakkal Caves, Kalpetta

  • Karla Caves, Lonavala


Caves in India are diverse in their offering to the traveller - Edakkal and Bhimbetka speak stories of prehistoric times, Ajanta & Ellora are hallmarks of ancient Indian culture and Borra enthralls with its geological beauty.


The top 3 caves Ajanta, Ellora and Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka are also recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage sites and a number of these monuments are protected sites by the Archaelogical Survey of India.


While Maharashtra seems to be rich in caves, these destinations are spread across the country from Kerela to Orissa and Madhya Pradesh to Andhra Pradesh.


Check out some amazing photographs of these places taken by TripAdvisor travellers at Top Caves in India




 

 
 
 
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