Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Kondane Caves (NeaR KarJat)

Kondana Caves
Kondana Caves situated in Karjat offers the ancient lifestyle of Buddhist followers. Ancient rock-cut caves, Kondana Caves are very famous Buddhist caves. These caves enclose sculptures, vihara, cahitya and stupa. Sculptures and stupas are specimens of the ancient period Buddhist architecture. There was a natural disaster in the form of an earth quake in early 1900 by which many stupas, front entrance and floor of the caves were damaged. 
From Kondana Caves there is a way to reach Rajmachi Fort. From  kondane caves to rajmachi fort takes 2 hr

How To go ?
Reach Karjat Bus station catch sanshi bus and get down at khandpe stop  (bus ticket 8 rs per head)
from khandape reach Kondivade around 30 min walk
and from Kondivade to Konadana caves 1 hr
reach karjat sation and hire auto till  Kondivade. (approximate 200 rs 8 to 10 seat)
When to go?
After Rainy season.
Where to stay?
There are  food and staying  facility at Kndivade villege.
but at kondana caves you don't get any food.
Before leaving the caves ,fort or jungle don't leave anything except your footprints...
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