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Karla Caves

Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Good Place to visit although it required thousands of stairs to climb over, which may make you feel exhausted. But after arriving there, specially in main cave, you will feels cool and calm.Main cave consists of Bauddh Chaitya and pillars on which some ancient...More

3  Thank Alok krishna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This point involves walk / trek to the point. There are 2 parking zones. if you are not very good driver than dont take your car to upper zone as it will test your skill. Buddhist caves carved out of large piece of stone. Again...More

Thank Datta_25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is full of divinity the temple is very beautiful and things are very organised unfortunately there are no good food joints around

1  Thank Chetan_1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have reached at entry gate at 5 o'clock, paid entry ticket Rs.30 reached at top, paid parking fees Rs.90, forwarded few steps and asked shop owners how much is the time to visit the caves, "caves get closed at 5" he answered. What the...More

Thank kaushikrmm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there with friends by renting a driver + car for a day. For me it was really hard to understand that the stones were carved and preserved with so much detail since B.C. years! As outlanders, people also asked to be taken pictures...More

Thank Mariana R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is famous for Devi Temple and the caves and is situated on the old Mumbai highway about 10kms from lonavala city.One can take their vehicles upto a certain spot and from there one needs to take the stairs. The caves dated back to...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karla, a scenic village enroute to Lonavla from Pune is a refreshing place to visit. This place is famous for Devi Temple and the caves and is situated on the old Mumbai highway about 40kms from Pune city. The temple and caves are situated on...More

Thank gv_globetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The destination is nearest to Lonavala/Khandala (maharashtra). Went there in the month of September. If you are not a trekker or a walker, then the uphill hike is painful (not suitable for old people). Only one cave is worth seeing otherwise there is nothing else...More

1  Thank saurabh D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best view point @ Lonavala. U don't miss it, road condition is also good. Form parking it's difficult for aged people to climb the steps.

Thank Indranil B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is famous for caves. Here lots of caves available. Here sanths came for mediation. It's situated at hill top.

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Satish T
17 September 2017|
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Response from forestloverNagpur | Reviewed this property |
Sooty can go up to the car park by road. After that the steps start and one had to walk.
Karthika C
28 July 2017|
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Response from Jayesh K | Reviewed this property |
Parking cost is INR 10/- they take some tourist charge of INR 30/- and then upstairs they charge something around 15 for museum visit.
3 July 2017|
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Response from sumita95 | Reviewed this property |
From highway you need to divert and after 2 km you will have to drive over hill for 1 km. Post parking the vehicle it would be 180 steps to reach the Karla Caves. Steps are similar to Vaishno Devi shrine or a bit more... More