Elefanta Caves are located on Elephanta Island in Mumbai harbor, Kolaba district, Maharashtra state, India. The temple complex covers an area of 5,600 mē consisting of a main chamber, two lateral chambers, courtyards and shrines side. You are caves contain reliefs, sculptures and a temple in honor of Shiva.
It is believed that the caves were built between the years 810 and 1260. In the sixteenth century the Portuguese severely damaged the statues used to target practice. They were declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987.