Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
The Official Website of Ministry of Tourism

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage:

Coordinates:
Longitude: 72,936°
Latitude: 18,967°

About

The 'City of Caves', on an island in the Sea of Oman close to Bombay, contains a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva. Here, Indian art has found one of its most perfect expressions, particularly the huge high reliefs in the main cave.


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Hotels and places to stay

The Fern Residency - Mumbai

Address
Distance: 6,6 mi
411/ B, Hemu Kalani Marg,
400071 Chembur,Mumbai
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Sion Residency

Address
Distance: 7,4 mi
L.B.S Road, Naik Nagar, Opp. Sion Goods, Near Discovery Bar, Sion (West), Mumbai - 400022
400022 Mumbai
India

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel City View

Address
Distance: 7,8 mi
Plot No 22 - 26, Krishna Govind Tower,
400705 Navi Mumbai
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Sharda Sion

Address
Distance: 7,2 mi
15-B Indira Bhavan, Road No 1, Near Sion Railway Station , Opp Ashray Intl, Sion.
400022 Mumbai
India

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from the area

Elephanta Caves (HD) - The City of Caves

Published: December 22, 2014
Length: 40:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Vivek Tiwari

The rock cut architecture of the caves has been dated to between the 5th and 8th centuries, although the identity of the original builders is still a subject of debate. The caves are hewn from...

Toy Train to Elephanta Caves

Published: May 31, 2009
Length: 55:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: indiavideodotorg

More Travel Videos of India click: http://www.indiavideo.org Toy train, the only land way to access Elephanta Island to see the "world heritage site", Elephanta caves. For more information...

Elephanta Island Monkeys

Published: April 25, 2011
Length: 39:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kyle K

Monkey drinking coke ! Funniest video ..

Published: October 20, 2012
Length: 16:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Anirudh Gargi

A monkey offered a coke by us and he smartly punctured and drank all of it! Monkey is so smart.

Monkey see monkey do!!! Elephanta Caves.

Published: April 29, 2010
Length: 55:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: inabigcave

Monkey on Elephanta Island. Is an island off of Bombay in southern India that is home to the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephanta_Island.

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