Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves

A series of 29 Buddhist cave temples dating from as early as the 2nd century BC, the Ajanta Caves contain some of the greatest masterpieces of Buddhist art in India.

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Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248404
Names
Ajanta Caves
Lists
World Heritage Site
Categories
temple
caves
rock-hewn architecture
religious building
rock-cut temple
cave architecture
natural landscapes
landforms

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Coordinates
20.5518653° N, 75.7010634° E
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Bibliography

  1. Behl, Benoy K. and Milo Cleveland Beach (foreword). The Ajanta Caves: Ancient Paintings of Buddhist India. Thames & Hudson, 2005.