Well paved path ways leading to the caves greet you and the first one that you see is the main cave. This cave which is also known as Cave no.1 and Shiva cave has a huge hall with numerous carved pillars. The walls have sculptures related to the legend of Shiva and various forms of the lord. There is also a sanctum with a Shivaling inside it and huge carvings of doorkeepers on the walls. The cave has two open areas in the form of courtyards on both sides and also a water cistern in one corner. This is also the largest of all the caves.
|Inside cave 1
|Shivling inside inner sanctum
|Inside Cave 3
Signing Note- A beautiful island with captivating caves and brilliant sculptures...!!
Location- Off Mumbai coast.