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Caves 21 to 24 at Ajanta in Maharashtra

The video of caves 21 to 24 at Ajanta rock cut caves situated in Maharashtra, India. The cave numbered 24 is an incomplete monastery but ranks the second largest excavation of Ajanta. The caves at Ajanta are excavated in the semi-circular scarp of a steep rock about 76 m high. Totally thirty excavations were hewn out at Ajanta.

These rock cut caves at Ajanta are considered to be one of the finest examples of Buddhist rock-cut architecture. The earliest excavations here belong to the Hinayana phase of Buddhism. Ajanta groups of caves are included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.