This attraction is included in the list of world-famous wonders of the world, and is located in India. It is believed that caves were created by people around in VII. BC The caves were created as temples, and devoted to different religions, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, etc. At this time in the tries odilos one of the largest states that the level of development is not inferior to Byzantium.
Caves have survived to our days, and even today you can see the beautiful design, or rather its remains.
The construction of cave temples was called as religious rulers, and the desire to keep the memory of himself that they succeeded perfectly. Ellora caves carved into artificial hills, and filled with sculptures and other images of Buddha. The main temple is made quite simple - it resembles a well, and has three levels. Simplicity of form and grandeur of the temple gives the impression of solemnity and fear of light, which, apparently, and sought creators.
Inside the temple tries oditsya many images of religious figures, shadow in the room contributes to the overall impression is that people obtain from visiting the temple. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian architecture. There are 34 caves, most of which are arranged vertically. Caves, dedicated to Hinduism, combine different styles of creative vision and execution skills. Some of them differ so very complex that it took several generations to finish building it.
Caves, where there is Buddhism, distinguished by the presence of several floors or levels. Here, along with the sacred, there are residential areas. The Jain caves are distinguished fine sculptures and bas-reliefs - there is even a patterned floor and ceiling.