Panorama of Ajanta caves ©Anupam

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UNESCO World Heritage Site : The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE. The caves include paintings and sculptures described by the government Archaeological Survey of India as "the finest surviving examples of Indian art, particularly painting", which are masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, with figures of the Buddha and depictions of the Jataka tales. The caves were built in two phases starting around the 2nd century BCE, with the second group of caves built around 400–650 CE according to older accounts, or all in a brief period between 460 to 480 according to the recent proposals of Walter M. Spink. The site is a protected monument in the care of the Archaeological Survey of India, and since 1983, the Ajanta Caves have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ..From Wikipedia

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Prasenjit Nag on July 24, 2013

Fantastic Panorama!!


Warm Wishes

JoeFal©o . mdt on July 24, 2013

Esplêndida imagem e captura.

  • gosto☺

Cumprimentos. jfalco

Catherine A on July 24, 2013

interesting site. L. Regards, Catherine.

kazkun on July 27, 2013

Excellent capture! L+F Best wishes, kazkun

Adem Dogan on July 27, 2013

Very nice Panorama photo. YSL 4/24. Best wishes

Buts Yuri on July 28, 2013

Very beautiful panorama ! LIKE-25! Greetings from Ukraine! Yuri.

FotOlga on July 30, 2013

Very beautiful panorama! L. Greetings, Olga

senmax on July 30, 2013

Very beautiful panorama. LIKE.

mauro1968 on August 1, 2013

Bellissima veduta panoramica grandangolare, ottimo ed elegante scatto magistrale, LIKE 28! Sinceri saluti e sempre complimenti per la tua gallery, ciao MAURO :-))

..kamal.. on August 7, 2013

Picture is very beautiful and wonderful

I wish you success and health


Thank you for your visit and comment on my photos

Best wishes---Aştî

Ho Thi Duc Tu. on August 10, 2013

Impressionnante photo. L + F Duc Tu.

eric-bretagne-29 on August 10, 2013

nice landscape, good capture

many greetings, eric

Ali Raza on August 10, 2013

Excellent shot!!! Like! Greetings

Elemér on August 15, 2013

Spectacular, beautiful photo! L


Harry Taggart on August 19, 2013

Wonderful panorama. marvellous detail. YS & Like 34. cheers scally from glasgow.

Rafl on August 29, 2013

good landscape.rafl

nino evola on October 19, 2013

Excellent panorama and interesting shot.


A dear greetings from italy


Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on January 12, 2014

Excellent capture , wonderful panorama ! I like it! My friendly greeting, Natuska

Pom' Angers on March 3, 2014

7* 37 :)

s+b on April 24, 2014


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  • Uploaded on June 15, 2013
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    by Anupam Mukherjee
    • Taken on 2011/12/21 10:36:10