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State of Conservation (SOC)

Ajanta Caves
Ellora Caves

Ajanta Caves
  India
Date of Inscription: 1983
Nomination records (Year): 1982
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii)(vi)
Ellora Caves
  India
Date of Inscription: 1983
Nomination records (Year): 1982
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (i)(iii)(vi)
Threats*
  • Management activities
  • Other Threats:

    Fragile mural paintings



* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.