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A Guide To Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island

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A Guide To Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island In Mumbai harbour, there is an island called Gharapuri (translates as city of caves) which houses ancient temples dating back to some point between the 5th and 8th century BC. It is more commonly known as Elephanta Island. The island was called Gharapuri and was an important Hindu place of worship, until Portuguese …

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