Ellora, also known as Ellooru and in Marathi as Verul, is the site of the finest ancient Indian architecture comprising of monasteries and temples. Ellora Caves are located at a distance of about 30 km North-West from the city of Aurangabad which is in the Maharashtra state of India. Ellora Caves is in the World Heritage List of UNESCO and is protected under the Archaeological Survey of India.
Another important aspect of Ellora Caves is its devotion to the various forms of religion such as Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain. This is evident from the art in the series of caves dedicated to each of these religions.