Ajanta Caves

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Ajanta Caves
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
The Ajanta Caves
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iii, vi
Reference242
Inscription1983 (7t Session)
Coordinates20°33′09″N 75°42′02″E / 20.552377°N 75.700436°E / 20.552377; 75.700436Coordinates: 20°33′09″N 75°42′02″E / 20.552377°N 75.700436°E / 20.552377; 75.700436
Ajanta Caves is locatit in Maharashtra
Ajanta Caves
Location o Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra

The Ajanta Caves (Ajiṇṭhā leni; Marathi: अजिंठा लेणी) in Aurangabad destrict o Maharashtra, Indie are aboot 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date frae the 2nt century BCE tae aboot 480 or 650 CE.[1]

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  1. The precise nummer varies accordin tae whether or nae some barely stairtit excavations, such as cave 15A, are coontit. The ASI say "In all, total 30 excavations were and there are 16 cave with less efforthewn out of rock which also include an unfinished one", UNESCO and Spink "about 30".