The Ellora Cave temples are located in Maharashtra in the Deccan Plateau. It is an excellent example of rock cut architecture. The temples were excavated between 600 AD and 900 AD and house some of the most exclusive paintings of that era. These cave temples are famous throughout the world for their excellent artworks. All the shrines and temples inside the cave are cut out of rock.
The temples inside the Ellora caves are divided into three groups- Buddhist, Hindu and Jain. There are 34 caves temples, out of which 17 temples belong to Hindu period, 12 temples to the Buddhist period and 5 belong to the Jain period.