Lying in Lonavala, the Karla caves are designated as the largest cave temple in the entire country. Buddhist nuns are the great founders of these caves and they built these historical sites around 100 AD. Today, those who want to gain deep knowledge regarding Buddhist culture and architecture are suggested not to miss this landmark in Lonavala. All the Buddhist dogmas can be seen in these caves in form of Stupas and captions. Karla caves houses the Buddha Viharas, the place where the Buddhist monks stay for performing their meditation. Also, you can witness sculptures of elephants beautifully decorated with jewelries and ivory tusks.