Sanjay Gandhi National Park(SGNP) + Kenheri Caves + Lion Safari + Jain Temple

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Ways to Experience Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Jungle Safari at The Kanheri Caves with Young Tours And Travel. Trip to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park from Mumbai Explore the wooded park and visit its Kanheri Caves Delve into some of the 109 Buddhist caves, hand-hewn in about 400 BC The park is also known as Borivali National Park since it is located in Borivali, a suburb of Mumbai. The famous Kanheri Caves are located within the park. A famous Jain Temple is also situated in the park. GLOBAL VIPASSANA PAGODA The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a Meditation Dome Hall with a capacity to seat around 8,000 Vipassana meditators (largest such meditation hall in the world) near Gorai, North-west of Mumbai, India. The Pagoda was inaugurated by Pratibha Patil, then President of India on 8 February 2009. It is built on donated land on a peninsula between Gorai creek and the Arabian Sea. The pagoda is to serve as a monument of peace and harmony.

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Stop At: Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a 87 km2 (34 sq mi) protected area in Mumbai, Maharashtra State in India. It was established in 1996 with headquarters at Borivali. It is notable as one of the major national parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Kanheri Caves

The Kanheri Caves in the centre of the park were an important Buddhist learning centre and pilgrimage site sculpted by Buddhist monks between the 9th and the 1st centuries BCE. They were chiselled out of a massive basaltic rock outcropping.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jain Temple - Mumbai

Trimurti Temple In the forest, there is a famous Jain temple called Trimurti (meaning "three idols") or Trimurti Digambar Jain Mandir. This temple is widely visited by Digambar sect of the Jain community. It has three huge idols of Lord Adinath and his two sons, Lord Bahubali and Lord Bharata.

Duration: 15 minutes
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