Latur is the district headquarter in south Maharasthra state of India. Forty Five kilometres from Latur, in the village of Kharosa there are multiple caves carved in Laterite stone. The cave complex contains structures / idols of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religion. Laterite stone is not really the best choice for such a long standing cave carvings. Due to Laterite and partly due to government negligence the caves are in bad condition.
There is Renuka Devi Temple on the same mountain. These caves are made during sixth century in Gupta period. It contains idols/carvings of Shiv Parvati, Ravan, Kartikeya, Nrusinha and Bhagvan Buddha.
How to Reach?
The nearest Airport is Nanded. Other nearby international airports are Pune and Hyderabad. From Nanded airport you can book a taxi. From Pune and Hyderabad airport you can take State Transport/Private Bus or Railway up to Latur and then local taxi from Latur to Kharosa. Nearest Railway stations are Latur and Latur Road Railway Station.
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