Undavalli Caves

Amaravati, AP - 522501

Type: Landmarks
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Undavalli Caves, located near Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh, is a unique archaeological and historical site showcasing rock-cut cave architecture. Carved out of solid sandstone in the 4th to 5th centuries, these caves are renowned for their intricate carvings and architectural brilliance.

The Undavalli Caves consist of several chambers and are adorned with remarkable sculptures depicting various deities, mythological scenes, and Buddhist influences. The main cave houses a large statue of Lord Vishnu in a reclining posture, reflecting both Hindu and Buddhist artistic elements. The caves also feature elaborate carvings of elephants, dwarapalakas (guardians), and other divine figures.

Apart from their historical and artistic significance, the Undavalli Caves offer panoramic views of the Krishna River and the surrounding landscapes. Visitors can explore the caves, marvel at the ancient craftsmanship, and appreciate the cultural fusion embodied in this archaeological gem. The Undavalli Caves stand as a testament to the rich heritage of Amaravati and its historical connections with Buddhism and Hinduism.

This is the only landmark listed in Amaravati. You will find the exact location of Undavalli Caves on the map above.

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