http://7thtraveler.com - Elephanta Caves are the historical attraction located in the Arabian sea. These world famous ancient caves are present in the east direction from Mumbai city. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and also known as the economic capital of India. This ultimate tourist place is one of the most visited tourist places in Mumbai. The distance between these caves and the iconic Gateway Of India is 10 Kms. These caves are the combination of Hinduism and Buddhist caves. Elephanta Caves are present on the Island which is known as “Elephanta” or “Gharapuri” island. That is why these caves are also known as “Gharapuri Caves”.