The ancient Heritage site is an astonishing discovery that dates back to thousands of years. Carved into hillside rock, Ajanta and Ellora caves are frequented by tourists from all over the world. The 34 caves at Ellora and 29 caves at Ajanta were discovered by John Smith, a British Officer in 1819. The most outstanding specimens of the rich ancient architectural heritage the brilliant sculptures and mural of these caves are extraordinary. To get an excellent view and perspective of the site you must opt for a full day Ajanta Ellora Caves tour, but before that one must learn about all the interesting facts.