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Kanheri Caves, Mumbai

4.3
#2 of 68 in Parks in Mumbai
Enter Kanheri Caves to explore an underground world of rock-cut monuments and natural works of art. Walk through some of dozens of basaltic rock caves that lie hidden within the forest of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. As you go deeper, examine traces of Buddhist art and Indian culture, since numerous unfinished paintings decorate the moist walls. Outside you'll find plenty of picnic spots surrounded by streams and small waterfalls. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Kanheri Caves by using our Mumbai road trip planning tool .
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  • I went there and spent a little more than 1 hour going through the caves, my recommendation is for you to book a tour guide or talk to one of the guards, they will happily volunteer to take you to the...  more »
  • Kanheri Caves offers a pleasant break from the pollution and the noisy, metropolitan life.The caves are the only place in the city with the maximum amount of greenery and a lot of fresh air. There is ...  more »
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  • Kanheri Caves is a best place ever seen. There's the many years old Buddha statue and we get to see the structure of the temple having in the many years before. It is nice place to take a pic (on the top of the mountains).best time to visit in a rainy season. In rainy season the nice greenery and The amazing waterfall.
  • Very Peaceful place. It will take not more than 3 hour to visit all the caves. There are more than 80 caves. Best time to visit this place is early morning. Small canteen is also available where you can get samosa, vadapav, biscuits, etc.
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