Elephanta Caves

The ‘City of Caves’, on an island in the Sea of Oman close to Bombay, contains a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva. Here, Indian art has found one of its most perfect expressions, particularly the huge high reliefs in the main cave.

Since 1987 it is a Unesco site.

Thanks to Akhil for the postcard.

india - elephanta caves

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