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Uncovering the Mysteries of the Ajanta and Ellora Caves And Their Hidden Treasures

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Ajanta caves India

Ajanta caves India

The main tourist attractions in Ajanta are of course the Ajanta and Ellora caves which are located approximately 190 miles from Mumbai and are very close to the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra. For over a thousand years, the twenty nine caves at Ajanta and the thirty four caves at Ellora have remained hidden, until in eighteen nineteen a British Army officer by the name of John Smith accidentally stumbled upon them while on a hunting expedition. In India, the, Ajanta and Ellora caves are protected monuments and are included on the World Heritage list of monuments.

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