Walking through the Kanheri caves,a group of rock-cut Buddhist monuments located in lush forests on the outskirts of Borivali in Mumbai is an unique experience.
Cut manually centuries ago the caves comprise one of the popular Buddhist sites. Admire the intricate carvings throughout the caves. It can be an adventure trek at Kanheri caves in Mumbai which has a great influence of Buddhism and display the Buddhist arts and culture of India.
The word Cannery is derived from the Sanskrit word Krishnagiri which means Black Mountain. These caves were created by chiseling a massive basalt rock. Kanheri caves date from 1st century BC to 10th Century BC. There are around 109 caves carved from the basalt rock. The hall of the caves contains the Stupa, which is a Buddhist Shrine.
There are remains of an ancient water canal and cisterns that collected and channeled the rainwater into huge tanks. By 3rd century A.D. the Kanheri caves had become an important Buddhist settlement on the Konkan coast. A Walking tour or a trek shall constitute as a must to do thing if you are exploring and enjoying the vibrant city of Mumbai.
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Mr. Sandesh Sawant
201, Gundecha Ind. Estate,
Akurli Road,
Kandivali east, Mumbai 400101
Phone: 022 28859051