Ajanta Knowledge Guide

Dating back to as far as the 2nd century BC, the Ajanta Caves is a testimony to the prevalent religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism that were initiated back then. Declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Ajanta Caves, alongside the Ellora Caves are an extremely important historic site found near Aurangabad, a major city in the state of Maharashtra.

The Ajanta and Ellora Caves are perhaps the most visited caves in India. Here is a complete guide to these caves that boast of history and architecture dedicated to Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.