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Varaha Cave Temple, an example of Indian rock-cut architecture dating from the late 7th century, is a rock-cut cave temple located at Mamallapuram, is a finest testimonial of anciest Vishwakarma Sthapathis, a tiny village south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.[1] Part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, the temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site


Ellora Caves, 29 km North-West of Aurangabad in Maharashtra, India; built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty between 5th and 10th century are now a World Heritage Site. It represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.The 34 "caves" are actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of Charanandri hills. The 12 Buddhist (#s 1–12); 17 Hindu (#s13–29); 5 Jain (#s 30–34) caves, built in proximity, demonstrate the religious harmony prevalent during this period of Indian history.


Ellora Caves Daulatabad, Rauza - With its countless number of historical figures, caves, sculptures and paintings, Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 “caves” are actually structures, excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills.

Temples in maharashtra: the state of maharashtra has its landmarks in the evolution of Indian Temple architecture. Two of the grand ancient rock cut temples of India dedicated to Shiva - The Elephanta Cave Temple and the Kailasanatha Temple at Ellora are in Maharashtra. Some other temples are vitthal, ganapati etc