Which is the biggest cave in Ajanta?
The Ajanta Caves constitute ancient monasteries and worship-halls of different Buddhist traditions carved into a 75-metre (246 ft) wall of rock.
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Inscription||1983 (7th Session)|
|Buffer zone||78,676 ha|
|Coordinates||20°33′12″N 75°42′01″ECoordinates: 20°33′12″N 75°42′01″E|
Is Amarnath cave The largest cave in India?
The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,756 ft), about 141 km (88 mi) from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, reached through Pahalgam town.
|Amarnath Cave Temple|
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How many rock-cut caves in India?
There are more than 1,500 rock-cut structures known in India. And many of them do contain exquisite stone carvings. The oldest known examples of rock-cut architecture in India are in the Barabar caves in northern India. Their builders excavated the caves and created the rock-cut carvings around the 3rd century BC.