Some hard-working stone carvers may have once lived there.
Ellora and Ajanta caves are located on the outskirts of Aurangabad city, Maharashtra, India. They were caves where yu can see some of the finest frescoes made by the buddhist, jains and hindu monks.
Ellora is an ancient village 30 km (18.6 miles) from the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Famous for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site.
The Buddhist Caves were created between 5th and 7th Centuries.
The Hindu Caves were created in the 7th Century.
These 34 monasteries and temples, extending over more than 2 km, were dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff, not far from Aurangabad, in Maharashtra. Ellora, with its uninterrupted sequence of monuments dating from A.D. 600 to 1000, brings the civilization of ancient India to life. Not only is the Ellora complex a unique artistic creation and a technological exploit but, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.