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Gharapuri,

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, island, c.2 sq mi (5.2 sq km), in Mumbai harbor, Maharashtra state, W India. It is noted for six Brahmanic caves, carved (8th cent.) from solid rock some 250 ft (76 m) above sea level.
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Investment in 'off-grid' energy schemes such as that on Elephanta Island could be the way forward for hard-to-reach rural areas, he said, as 'the centralised system has failed to deliver' with power cuts widespread where supplies exist.
Escape the chaos of the city to relax on the hour-long ferry to the Unesco world heritage site of Elephanta Island.
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The easiest - and most rewarding - excursion is a 40-minute boat trip to Elephanta Island.
It's worth taking a boat from the Gateway of India to Elephanta Island, to see the seventh century carvings of gods hewn into rockfaces.
2002; Gogte 2003) and prominent in this region is Elephanta Island, approximately 16km from Mumbai harbour.
Five years later there had been a turnaround in attitude thanks to the completion of the Elephanta Island restoration in 1999 and, the following year, of the municipality's Corporation Hall after fire damage.
The quiet, cool rock-cave temple on the hill top of Elephanta Island is a soothing relief after the heat and dust of India's flourishing city Mumbai.