Caves of Ajanta (India). 'They may have been ascetics, but the 2nd-century-BC monks who created the Ajanta caves had an eye for the dramatic. The 30 rock-cut forest grottoes punctuate the side of a horseshoe-shaped cliff . The architecture and towering stupas made these caves inspiring places in which to meditate and live.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/india/maharashtra/ajanta
Ajanta & Ellora Caves: Cave Hindu temples of India. In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ajanta & Ellora with incredible Temples carved into the mountain Charanandri by ancient Indian architects & engineers. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 27 Hindu temples built during the 100BC – a sign of Hindu religious harmony that has prevailed in India.
Ajanta Caves,Maharashtra,India. The Ajanta Caves are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE. The caves include paintings and sculptures described by the government Archaeological Survey of India as "the finest surviving examples of Indian art, particularly painting", which are masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, with figures of the Buddha and depictions of the Jataka tales. Read more here
The Mysterious Ajanta Caves (India) – Ancient Temples Carved From Solid Rock. Built from the 2nd century BCE to the 600 CE. The caves include paintings and sculptures considered to be masterpieces of Buddhist religious art.