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Elephanta Caves
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Elephanta Caves

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: India
Best of: Rock Art, Hindu
The 'City of Caves', on an island in the Sea of Oman close to Bombay, contains a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva. Here, Indian art has found one of its most perfect expressions, particularly the huge high reliefs in the main cave.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Elephanta Caves", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.