On the Way to Elephanta (Gharapuri) Caves Part II

The ferry docked at Elephanta. The people were rushing through to exit first (A habit due to Mumbai local trains I guess). We were welcomed by the sight of a street shop selling information guides of Elephanta Caves (which we bought and was of huge help understanding details of each structure in the caves).

A Special mention that the whole entrance i covered with solar powered street lights which is a very good initiative
Solar panels at the Docks

Solar panels at the Docks

There is a toy train running from the dock to the entrance of the village. It was meant for little children, but most of the adults had occupied the whole train and were enjoying the ride. It looked like they had found their inner child.

At the entrance we have to pay an entry fee to enter the village. From there till the top there are many many shops selling a variety of things.

There is a special marble plaque by MTDC to supplying Electricity to the Island
A Marble Plaque

You would find, lanterns, books, dolls, statues, elephants, lamp shades, paintings, candle shades, marble things, necklaces and many other things. For a foodie there are many options in the same area too
On Sale, Souvenirs at Elephanta

On Sale, Souvenirs at Elephanta

On Sale, Souvenirs at Elephanta

On Sale, Souvenirs at Elephanta
 

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