Ajanta and Ellora Caves: Accommodation
Here are some of our recommended hotels. More pictures in the bar on the right.
Hotel Lemon Tree, Aurangabad
Affordable four star comfort, open spaces and a lovely pool.
Vivanta by Taj, Aurangabad
Architectural character combined with Taj hospitality.
Keys Hotel Aures, Aurangabad
Modern four star comfort in the city centre.
Rama International, Aurangabad
Comfortable luxury and excellent service.
Ellora is a symbol of a high level of religious harmony prevalent in ancient India; it also points towards the common thread running through Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. The 12 Buddhist caves depict Lord Buddha in various poses. The 17 Hindu caves contain carvings of the Hindu gods- Shiva, Vishnu, Durga, Parvati and others. Cave 16 is the Kailashnath, carved out of a single rock, covering an area twice the size of the Parthenon in Athens.
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