Way to these ancient caves pave through the Sanjay Gandhi National Park,situated in the hills on the vast land of this udyan, the caves are an excellent work of architecture. According to the historians the caves were carved between 200 D.C. and 600 A.D. Few sculptures excavated in these caves are amazing.
The caves comprises of about 109 Buddha Viharas, specially designed for the Bhikshus. It indicates that the kanheri was a large monastic settelment,probably established in the 1 st century A.D. The cells here are provided with stone beds,cisterns for storing water and walkways. The caves are famous in the country for beautiful architect displayed in its interior and exterior parts.
How to Reach:
The nearest domestic and international airport from Kanheri caves is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Santa Cruz, Mumbai.
The nearest railway station is Borivali railway station on Western Railway. Kanheri caves is about 8-10 km away from Borivali station.
The nearest bus station to Kanheri caves is Borivali bus station. Kanheri caves is about 8-10 km away from Borivali bus station