Karla India


Reaching the Karla Caves requires a walk up 350 steps from the base of the hill or nearly 200 steps from the car park around halfway up the hill. Tickets are required to go inside the caves. The ticket booth is at the entrance at the top of the hill. The entry fee is 25 rupees for Indians and 300 rupees for foreigners.

Is Karla a Indian?

Karli (also Karla) is a town on the highway between Pune and Mumbai in the Mawal taluka of the Pune district in the southern Maharashtra of India. It is on a major trade route that runs from the Arabian Sea eastward, into the Deccan.

What is Karla famous for?

Karla Cave is the largest Hinayana Buddhist chaitya (temple) in India. Karla caves is one of the most famous Buddhist rock-cut cave sites in India with only 15 caves within. The main Chaityagriha is one among the largest in India.

What is written in Karla Caves?

Great Chaitya inscription 13 of Nahapana, at the right of the main entrance.

Who built Karla Caves?

The Karla caves were constructed under the reign of the Satavahanas Indian ruler, Yajna Sri Satakarni, also known as Gautamiputra Yajna Sri, and was constructed by Bhootpala, a merchant of Banavasi.

Where is Karla name from?

Karla is a girl’s name of German origin. This feminine title stems from the masculine Karl, meaning œfree man.

Is Karla a popular name?

Popularity of the name Karla

The name Karla is ranked #548 overall.

What is a nickname for Karla?

Origin of Karla

Var: Carla. Pet: Carley, Carli, Carly, Karley, Karli, Karly.

Is Karla a rare name?

How common is the name Karla for a baby born in 2021? Karla was the 702nd most popular girls name. In 2021 there were 408 baby girls named Karla. 1 out of every 4,361 baby girls born in 2021 are named Karla.

When was Karla a popular name?

Karla first appeared on the U.S. female naming charts in 1936. The name quickly climbed to the height of its popularity in the 1960s (which is right when the more popular version of the name, Carla, was doing her best on the charts). Karla has really never achieved more than moderate popularity.


The two sites are around only 10 km apart. If you have limited time, we recommend you visit Bhaja caves instead of Karla. Bhaja caves are quieter and cleaner.


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