Best Caves to visit in weekend in Andhra

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This cave is a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and is famous throughout the country. They are located in Undavalli of Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The caves are located 6 km south-west of Vijayawada. These caves were carved out of solid sandstone on a hillside in the 4th to 5th centuries A.D.They serve as one of the finest testimonials to the Viswakarma sthapathis. Here are certain facts about these mind-boggling caves.

1. There are several caves and the best known largest one has four stories with a huge recreated statue of Vishnu in a reclining posture, sculpted from a single block of granite inside the second floor.1 - sattue

2. These caves also stand as an example of how Buddhist artifacts and stupas were converted into Hindu Temples.2 - cave

3. Initially, the caves were shaped as a Jain abode and the first-floor abode still retains the Jain style.3 - jain

4. A historical record also mentions that Undavalli Caves was once a site of Bhikkhu (Buddhist monks) monastery complex.4 - Bikku

5. These caves do not belong to just one particular region. They have been taken over and developed by various kings.5 - kings

6. There is another cave which is dedicated to Hindu Trinities: Lord Brahma, Vishnu, and Maheshwara.6 - Bramha

7. As a visitor, one can experience various cultures under one roof. If you haven’t visited this place yet, get all planning done and just go to have some lifetime memories.7 - all