Ellora Festival

March

Aurangabad, Maharashtra

A unique festival celebrating Indian classical music and folk dance, the Ellora festival is held in awe-inspiring surroundings of the globally recognised Ellora caves each chiselled by hand, every March. Its current venue is the glorious 17th century Soneri Mahal which is an architectural gem. Walk through the effervescent markets and haggle with local artisans to purchase beautifully created art and craft as the delicious smell of traditional food wafts through the air.


A unique festival celebrating Indian classical music and folk dance, the Ellora festival is held in awe-inspiring surroundings of the globally recognised Ellora caves each chiselled by hand, every March. Its current venue is the glorious 17th century Soneri Mahal which is an architectural gem. Walk through the effervescent markets and haggle with local artisans to purchase beautifully created art and craft as the delicious smell of traditional food wafts through the air.

While you are here, visit the best of the 34 caves – the Kailasa cave that pays homage to Lord Shiva. The rest of the balsatic caves depict the stories of the Jain, Buddhist and Hindu religion.

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