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Home>>West India>>Maharashtra>>Historical>> Karla Caves

 Karla Caves

Karla Caves

Karla, Bhaja & Bedsa Caves, Karla, Bhaja & Bedsa Caves historical, Karla, Bhaja & Bedsa Caves travel, Karla, Bhaja Karla Caves about 10 kms from Lonavla is the site of the biggest Chaitya cave in India dating back to 80 B.C.Carved inside are a numeral of inscriptional records in Brahmi characters giving the names of donors who contributed for the excavation of this cave. At the entrance of the caves is a pillar with three lions on it & on the other side the temple of Goddess Ekveera.

Bhaja Caves
Nearby are the Bhaja caves which are as old as the Karla caves .Sculptures & ornamental designs in the caves are worth seeing.

Bedsa Caves
The first century A.D cave has beautiful carvings & story telling inscriptions.

Getting there

Air :
Nearest airport is Pune.

Rail : Nearest station is Malavli ,2 kms on Central railway but Lonavla is a convinient station ,10 kms.

Road :
Mumbai -Karla ,114 kms S.T buses ply from Mumbai Pune,Lonavla to Karla.

 

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