The Ajanta Caves is a World Heritage Site in India defined by the UNESCO in 1983 and definitely a recommended cultural sightseeing location.
It is on position 87 (195) in our monthly survey..
"The first Buddhist cave monuments at Ajanta date from the 2nd and 1st centuries B.C. During the Gupta period (5th and 6th centuries A.D.), many more richly decorated caves were added to the original group. The paintings and sculptures of Ajanta, considered masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, have had a considerable artistic influence."
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