11 km north of Malavi railway station.
20 km from the station of Lonavla, about 126 km south east of Bombay.
On the main railway line Bombay-Pune.
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|Address:||Karla Buddha Caves, Karla, एकवीरा देवी रोड, Lonavla, Maharashtra 410405|
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|80 BC||caves excavated.|
A steep 500 m climb up the hillside leads to the Karla Cave, which is one of the best preserved Hinayana Buddhist caves in India. Generally, the figures are male and female, animals - lions, elephants are also represented.
Text by Tony Oldham (2003). With kind permission.