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Private Elephanta Caves Tour
"After an hour long boat ride to Elephanta Island explore the magnificent caves. The outer caves were used as a place of Hindu worship until Portuguese rule was established. The caves further in are smaller and are Buddhist caves.The main cave otherwise known as the Shiva Cave contains numerous carvings throughout depicting various aspects of Lord Shiva including his wedding his slaying of Andhaka and more. There is also a sculpture of the Trimurti in the main cave that is approximately 20 feet tall. Other wings of the caves have shrines dedicated to Shiva’s sons Kartikeya and Ganesh.After touring the caves your boat will be waiting to return you to Mumbai."
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Mumbai Elephenta Caves Private Tour
"After meeting your local expert guide walk to the jetty and board the ferry to Elephenta. You will see the Gateway of India a structure which was erected to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911 before departing the jetty. The one hour ferry ride gives a great opportunity to take pictures and see the development of the marine industrial revolution along the way.On arrival to the island you will take a short ""Toy Train"" ride the Elephanta Caves which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiva. At Elephanta Indian art found one of its most most memorable canvases
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Private Elephanta Caves Tour
"A private car with chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Mumbai and transfer to the Gateway of India to board a ferry to Elephanta Island. During this 1-hour cruise enjoy the view of the coast of Mumbai. Upon arrival explore all seven caves on the island some of which are so small and hidden that they’re often easily missed. You will enter the main cave an impressive sprawling structure with high ceilings and towering support beams columns and pillars. On each wall admire the complex and astoundingly detailed reliefs and carvings
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Exciting Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves in the island of Gharapuri just about an hour's ride by boat from the Gateway of India, is one of the most visited sites in Bombay. Even though its not very well maintained for such a...
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Apr 04, 2004

Elephanta Caves. (4th-9th Century AD)

At,Elephenta caves one can see seven magnificent rock cut caves.This pic main hall,western side you can see,Lingam shrine ,inside 1m Lingam,four sideguarded by dwarapalas(doorkeepers),they too very...
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Jan 29, 2004

Archaelogical Survey of India Museum

Elephenta caves is 1hr launch ride from Gateway of India.This pic inside of Museum.Before entering to see Caves,have a look at Museum here.They displayed pic from all caves,including...
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Jan 29, 2004

Elephanta Caves

A nice visit for a morning in Mumbai is a trip to the Elephanta Island (see transportation for ferry details), hinduist caves carved on rock. Entrance 10 $. Ferry 85 Rs. At the entrance there are a...
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SirRichard
Dec 23, 2003

ELEPHANTA CAVES, on the island...

ELEPHANTA CAVES, on the island of Elephanta in Bombay's harbor, house amazing cave temples to Siva. The dating of the caves, and of the sculptures within them, is controversial. They were probably...
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Aug 24, 2002

Elephanta Caves

Hewn out of solid rock, the Elephanta Caves date back to 600 AD, and attract more visitors each year than the entire city of Mumbai. No wonder: this place resonates with the spiritual energy of India....
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Aug 24, 2002

Elephanta Cave Museum

If you are visiting dont miss the museum out there. These are only a few but a whole lot of collection is available out there.
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Mar 21, 2007
 
 
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