8 Cave Temples You Must-Visit In India

One of the biggest rock-hewn monastery-temple complexes in the world is Ellora Caves.

1. Ellora Caves, Aurangabad

There are numerous more sculptures of Lord Shiva on the pillars and doors in addition to the main sculpture.

2. Elephanta Caves, Mumbai

Built some 2,000 years ago, these rock-cut cave temples continue to protect the nation's cultural legacy.

3. Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad

The Badami Chalukya architecture, which dates back to the sixth century, is shown in the temples.

4. Badami Caves, Karnataka

It is commonly known that the caves are the only ones with enough light for visitors to examine their natural forms.

5. Mawsmai Caves, Meghalaya

Some of the almost 30,000-year-old constructions that are housed in the caves originate from the Stone Age. 

6. Bhimbetka Caves, Madhya Pradesh

The Gosthani River, which meanders through the Borra caverns, is said to be the source of these naturally occurring caverns.

7. Borra caves, Andhra Pradesh

These multi-tiered rock-cut caves illustrate Orissa's historical relationship with Jainism.

8. Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves, Odisha

How many of these have you already visited?