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Unesco World heritage since: 1983
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These 34 monasteries and temples, extending over more than 2 km, were dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff, not far from Aurangabad, in Maharashtra. Ellora, with its uninterrupted sequence of monuments dating from A.D. 600 to 1000, brings the civilization of ancient India to life. Not only is the Ellora complex a unique artistic creation and a technological exploit but, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.
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Medium airport - 18 mi (30 km) Gandhinagar Airport
Medium airport - 89 mi (144 km) Pune Airport
Medium airport - 129 mi (208 km) Akola Airport
Medium airport - 130 mi (210 km) Murod Kond Airport
Medium airport - 140 mi (225 km) Nanded Airport
Medium airport - 151 mi (243 km) Daman Airport
Medium airport - 154 mi (248 km) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Large airport - 164 mi (264 km) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad
Large airport - 287 mi (463 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.