General knowledge For SSC " Famous Caves in India "


General knowledge : Famous Caves in India

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Indian Famous Cave :

» Ajanta & Ellora are the most famous caves in India located in the Maharashtra.
» There are in all 34 caves at the Ellora. These date back to the 6th and 11th centuries AD.
» There are 29 caves at Ajanta. These date back to the 2nd century BC and 6th century AD.
» The caves at the Ajanta are all Buddhist caves. However the caves at Ellora are a mix of Buddhism, Hinduism as well as Jainism.
» The Ellora caves were primarily built under the rule of the Kalachuri, the Chalukya and the Rashtrakuta dynasties.
» The Elephanta Caves (natively known as Gharapurichi Leni, basically Gharapuri) are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in Mumbai Harbour . There are in all seven ancient caves, which are hand carved out of a single rock. These caves date back to 450 and 750 AD and are very ancient. These are hindu caves depict the Hindu God Shiva, Brahmanical.
» The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site of the Paleolithic , exhibiting the earliest traces of human life on the Indian subcontinent , and thus the beginning of the South Asian Stone Age .
» Some of the Stone Age rock paintings found among the Bhimbetka rock shelters are approximately 30,000 years old
» Ajanta, Ellora, Elephanta and Bhimbhetka Rock Shelters are UNESCO World Heritage Site s.

 List of Important Caves in India and Location
Caves and Rocks  -   Location

Ajanta Caves (WHS) -  Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Ellora Caves (WHS)   - Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Elephanta Caves (WHS) -   Mumbai, Maharashtra

Amarnath Cave  -  Anantnag, Kashmi

Bhimbhetka Rock Shelters (WHS) -   Raisen, M.P.

Udaygiri Caves  -  Vidisha, M.P.

Badami Caves   -   Bagalkot, Karnatak

Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves  -   Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

Sonbhandar Caves  -  Rajgir, Bihar

Dungeshwari Cave -    Temples Bihar

Tabo    -  Tobo, Himanchal

Undavalli Caves   -   Guntur, A.P.

Borra Caves   -   Visakhapatnam, A.

Mogalarajapuram Caves   -  Vijaywada, A.P.

Trichy Rock Fort Temple   -  Tiruchirappalli, Ta Nadu

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