Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves, Bhubaneshwar
Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves, Bhubaneshwar - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: Khandagiri-Chandaka Rd, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar, OD, India
Ticket Price: 5 INR
Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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About Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves, Bhubaneshwar
Away from the bustling city, these multi-layered Jain rock caves of Udayagiri and Khandagiri showcases the influence of Jainism in the historical period of Orissa. During the reign of Jain King Kharavela, these caves used to be the dwelling retreats for Jain monks. The caves have very low ceiling, barely letting any person to stand erect. The facades of these caves are adorned with auspicious objects related to Jainism that were worshipped during those days. The strange fact about these caves is few of them were naturally created while some were carved by Jain monks.
However, with times most part of this range of caves has turned into ruins. But whatever is left behind, it does depicts the fine architectural work of the ancient India.
Visit these caves before it existence becomes a mere history.
Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves Information
- Heels or stilettos should be avoided.
Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves Ticket Prices
- For Indians: Rs 5
- For Foreigners: Rs 100
- For videography: Rs. 25
- Children below 15 years: Free admission
Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves Opening and Closing Hours
- The cave is open throughout the week.
How To reach Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves by Public Transport
- By hired car from Bhubaneshwar.
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Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves, Bhubaneshwar Reviews
The ancient caves sculptures can be well appreciated @ this wonderful place. It's must watch for children to know our rich cultural heritage. The caves are well maintained and localities are very cooperative. Usually it takes 4-5 hours to fully appreciate entire caves and November- December are best time for visit.
These are the very old cave and tell us about the living of human in the peace. There are 14 main cave may be more every cave have a story. This place is good for Pictures. We like cave no 1 where many more in the cave and engrave many story on the gate of cave. Loved the place.
Gives a glimpse of Jain Culture. Nicely carved rocks for meditation and a lot of other marvels. Place is very tidy and maintained. Please beware of the monkeys, especially refrain from feeding them, or else they can snatch any thing from you. The parking fee over here is highly arbitrary.
15/- per head entry fee... You need minimum 1 to 2 hours to completely walk through... A lot of caves are there which is very interesting... It's such a huge area hence with lot of people and time it will be enjoyable... It's very crowded during weekends and holidays... The opposite Kandhagiri caves is small and free of cost... Udayagiri caves are visible at Large from there...
Such a fantastic historical place... And the caves are really superb You will fascinated on this place. Very interesting