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Kanheri Caves
 

Kanheri Caves, situated in the heart of Mumbai's Sanjay Gandhi National Park- around 7km from the parks entrance, the complex contains 109 Buddhist caves. Carved out of natives rock, the caves that form the complex are believed to have been occupied by Buddhist monks for nearly a thousand years, starting 2nd century A.D., thus making them one of the oldest rock monasteries in the country. Caves No.1,2,3 are noteworthy for their massive pillars, sculptures and stupas.

Access : Located 45 km east of Mumbai city, the caves are 10 km from the Borivili railway station. 


  Nearby Attractions
›› Ghodbunder
›› AArey Milk Colony
›› Sanjay Gandhi National Park
›› Madh Island
›› Versova Beach
›› Erangal Beach
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