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How about an ancient historical cave? Ellora is surely a sight not to miss and is one of the most visited tourist monuments in India. It is also recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site and has an undying essence of history. This ancient monument is only a few km from Aurangabad and is a quite popular tourist attraction in the state.

Top attractions of Ellora Caves

Kailasanatha Temple

Thinking about someplace to unique to travel to, then, the Kailasanatha Temple is the kind of tourist attraction which you must definitely visit with your loved ones. This temple has been specifically designed to make you think about the Mt. Kailash which is the home to Mahadev Shiv himself.

Grishneshwar Temple

Now this is one of the ancient pilgrimage sites where you will be finding one of the twelve Jyotirlingas manifested. And to which this place has got a tremendous spiritual significance. Talking about specifically from Ellora then this place is around half a kilometre away. So, travelling to this place must not be an issue.

Bibi Ka Makbara

The Bibi-Ka-Makbara is one of the most beautiful and brilliantly infrastructured places to visit and discover. This place has been built out of marbles on a square kind of platform along with four minarets located at its corners. Furthermore, this museum is located just behind the main structure housing a very rare kind of recollection of certain artefacts.

Things to do around Ellora Caves

Visit Mughal Silk Bazaar

The Mughal Silk Bazaar, as the name suggests is the kind of place which is simply out and out amazing, specifically for the purpose of going to shopping and purchase some beautiful sarees.

Aurangzeb’s Tomb

Now, the Aurangzeb’s tomb is another interesting spot to visit. This place holds significant importance in history, as well as this tomb, belongs to such a historical personality.

Daulatabad Fort

Now, the Daulatabad Fort is yet another gem of a tourist destination which you must visit if you a history buff. This place offers the tourist with an undaunting touch of nostalgia. And that is all the more reason for you to visit this interesting place and cherish some laughs and infectious memories.

Best time to visit Ellora Caves

The months of June to March is a very good time to visit the Ajanta and Ellora caves. Moreover, it needs to be seen that it might become a little difficult to travel during any other time period to this amazing piece of a historical travel destination. Because if you visit this destination during this time then the harsh climatic conditions may not let you discover this place in all its charm and immensity.

How to reach Ellora Caves?

  • By Air – The Aurangabad is well connected with all the major parts of the country so travelling to this place by air becomes quite easy.
  • By Road – For travelling by road, you can either hire a local taxi or catch a local transportation bus for reaching this destination.
  • By Train – Aurangabad is very well connected by all the train routes. However, the Jalgaon railway station is particularly the closest to the Ellora Caves.

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