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Things to do in Ellora

Admiring the beauty of various sculptures, paintings and carvings at Buddhist, Hindu and Jain Caves or paying homage at Kailash Temple are some of the things to do at Ellora. Take a trip to Aurangabad -- famous for its monuments near Ellora or revel in the festivities of the famous Ellora Festival held in November every year. The caves, each with unique sculptures, carvings, or paintings, are a visual treat and a lifetime experience. So come and explore the charisma of Ellora Caves.

Sightseeing in Ellora


Ellora sightseeing tour includes a visit to its 34 totally marvellous caves. Gaze in amazement at the beautiful and serene Buddha sculptures in Cave 2 and admire the wall paintings in Cave 6.

Shopping in Ellora


There are limited options for shopping in Ellora. However, just outside the Ellora caves, you will find shops selling semi-precious stones, beads, silver items, hand-carved sculptures of Buddha, footwear, apparel and various other accessories.

Activities in Ellora


The Ellora Caves are located in the hilly areas of the Deccan plateau. Activities in Ellora include hiking, trekking, paragliding and cycling.

NearBy Places in Ellora


There are few places near Ellora that one may go on a day trip from here.

Eating Out in Ellora


Eating out in Ellora is restricted to having a meal at the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation that offers an array of food and refreshments.

Festivals & Events in Ellora


The major festivals & events in Ellora that are celebrated with great fanfare are Ajanta and Ellora Festivals and Aurangabad Festival.


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