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Funding for the construction of the monuments was provided by royals, traders and the wealthy of the region.It is 29 kilometres (18 miles) north-west to the city of Aurangabad, and about 300 kilometres (190 miles) east-northeast from Mumbai.
Beyond its multi-storeyed entry is a cathedral-like stupa hall also known as chaitya-griha (prayer house).In the apsidal end of the chaitya hall is a stupa on the face of which a colossal high seated Buddha in vyakhyana mudra (teaching posture). The hall has a vaulted roof in which ribs (known as triforium) have been carved in the rock imitating the wooden ones.The friezes above the pillars are Naga queens, and the extensive relief artwork shows characters as entertainers, dancers and musicians.Today, the Ellora Caves, along with the nearby Ajanta Caves, are a major tourist attraction in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra and a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India.The older form of the name has been found in ancient references such as the Baroda inscription of 812 CE which mentions "the greatness of this edifice" and that "this great edifice was built on a hill by Krishnaraja at Elapura".
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Ancient volcanic activity in this area created multilayered basalt formations, known as the Deccan Traps.