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- Famous For: Cave paintings, Indian architecture and art form, Basalt rock caves, Buddhist sculptures, Kailasa Temple
- Entrance Fee: The entry fees are quite nominal. They are used by ASI for the maintenance of the caves. They are as follows: Children below 15 years: Free of cost, Indians above 15 years: Rs. 30, For individuals from SAARC (Bangladesh/Myanmar/Sri Lanka/Pakistan/Maldives/Nepal/Bhutan): Rs. 30, For individuals from countries other than SAARC: Rs. 500, For still camera/video camera: Rs. 25
- Visiting Time: The caves are open all round the year for visits. The cave tour timings are limited to 0900 – 1730 hours. Mondays are the weekly holidays for the authorities.
- Visiting Duration: Once you enter the caves you will notice there is a lot to explore there. Because of its vast size, it easily takes 2-3 hours for a visitor to tour the caves. It is better to plan the rest of your day accordingly.
- Famous For: Rock-cut cave network, unique paintings and sculptures, Temples and Prayer halls
- Entrance Fee: The entry fees are quite nominal for the visitors. They are as follows: Indian citizens – Rs. 10, Foreign Citizens – Rs. 250, Children below the age of 15 years – Free of cost, Still camera/ Video camera – Rs. 25
- Visiting Time: The Ellora caves are open throughout the year even on national holidays. In the week, they are closed on Tuesdays. On other days, they are open between 0600 – 1800 hours.
- Visiting Duration: Ellora caves are one of the largest cave networks. To completely enjoy them it takes about 2-3 hours usually. The visitors are advised to plan their day accordingly to completely utilize their time of stay.
- Famous for: Caves, Buddhist Shrines, Significant Temple for Hindus (Jyotirlingam), Sightseeing, Photography, Historic Significance, Study of carvings, Experience Seeking and Wandering, Connoisseurs.
- Entrance Fee: Entry fee is Rs 10 for Indian visitors while Rs 100 for foreigners.
- Visiting Time: From 9AM to 5PM, it is pretty much open throughout the day inviting the wanderers whenever they feel like getting a breath of fresh yet archaic air.
- Visiting Duration: Between 2 to 3 hours is the average time of duration that you might spent here. But it totally depends upon personal interest and taste.