On the way to Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra
The Elephanta Caves is located at Elephanta Island in Mumbai, Maharashtra state, India. The island is only accessible by ferry from Mumbai and it takes an hour journey from the Gateway of India. This World Heritage Site represents one of the best examples of the Brahmanical rock-cut architecture. The cave is also famous for the exquisite and vibrant sculptures. The most famous is the ‘Trimurti’ where the God Shaiva takes the form of Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver) and Mahesha (the destroyer).