Udayagiri Caves, Bhubaneswar
Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
Explore some of the oldest cave temples in India at Udayagiri Caves, dating back to the Gupta period (320 to 550 CE). Stroll along and admire precious Hindu cave carvings lining the walls, as well as detailed sculptures of Hindu gods. Archeologists have even found evidence of shelters, water systems, and fortifications that have yet to be fully investigated. Each of the caves has its own theme, in some cases dedicated to a specific Hindu god. Amenities include restrooms, shops, and a restaurant. Make Udayagiri Caves a centerpiece of your Bhubaneswar vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bhubaneswar vacation route planner.
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These are the natural caves carved in olden times , bhudhist monks used to inhabit them. It is maintained by the odisha govt. It used to have a dense forest around . Many caves are there in khanduri n... read more »
We recently travelled to Udayagiri caves with family, which included children aged 5-13. This place is located close to Bhubaneswar and can be reached within 30 minutes by car. Udayagiri is a small hi... read more »
Set aside 2-3 hours for this place. Take a local guide else you will only end up looking at a set of caves in rocks. Although the guide will try to hurry you along, take your time. The history behind ... read more »
The cave system is very impressive and definitely worth a visit if you're interested in history. But, its very dirty and unkept and little seems to be done to improve/clean the location. Small tip: you can take a small hike around the jungle surrounding the caves.
Abhishek Ramchandra Panigrahi
Nice place with a descent scenery of Temple city Bhubaneswar and the Biju Pattanaik Airport. The planes landing and take off can be seen from the top of this place. Monkeys are human friendly, they won't hurt you but will try to snatch your food package if you are standing too close to them. And do not throw any plastic wastes after consuming packed foods or beverages. It is our (tourists or visitors) duty to keep it clean, hygienic and attractive for the good and wellness of everyone.
A very beautiful place showing old sculpture of Odisha. Many things printed in stone to showcasing about Kalinga. I love this place very much.
Udayagiri caves hold a great part in the history of odisha. Its a must visit place if you are at Bhubaneswar.
Mithun Kumar Sharma
There is nothing special but you can look many caves on the hill. It's a tourist place near khandagiri which about 5 km away from main city Bhubaneswar.
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