Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra, India
The ancient caves of Ajanta are religiously important structure in Maharashtra, India. These amazing caves are known for their incredibly detailed paintings and sculptures belonging to the genre of Buddhist religious art. From the 2 nd century people lived in caves, and 300 years after they scored. More than 1000 years they have stood empty and untouched, until 1819, when a British army officer from Madras came across the entrance to one of the caves while hunting. His discovery of Captain Smith left a great legacy for future generations.