First UNESCO World Heritage Site of India?

YashGoda

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Ajanta Caves were declared as India’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983? These comprise various worshiping halls and monasteries of different Buddhist traditions. Various sculptures of Buddhist deities are also carved into the 246ft wall of rock.
Caves 1, 2, and 4 especially draw the majority of tourists. The grand doorway of cave 1 is beautified with some Bodhisattva murals and you can see two important phases of Lord Buddha’s life depicted on the sidewalls. Stunning abstract designs of birds, flowers, fruits and devils are present on the ceiling of the cave 2. Although the 4th cave is left incomplete, it still sparks the magic because of its unique artistry and is one of the largest monasteries in Ajanta.
 
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