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These caves were carved from the rock on Elephanta Island between the fifth and eighth centuries, to be used as Hindu and Buddhist temples.
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Passengers on our ferry back to Mumbai as we approached the city.
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A view of Mumbai from the ferry on the return from Elephanta Island.
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Elephanta Island Train
Miniature train on Elephanta Island.
The walkway from the ferry terminal at Elephanta. The tracks are for a miniature train that transports people from the entrance to the caves area to the ferry terminal.
Elephanta Island Ferry Boats
Two ferry boats on Elephanta Island.
Elephanta Island Monkeys
The island is overrun with monkeys, who love to steal food and drinks from the tourists.
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Booths selling various items along the entrance to the Elephanta Caves. The caves are located in the hills in the background.
Ferry boats docked on the shore of Elephanta Island.