Undavalli caves are perfect examples of monolithic rock-cut architecture. They are situated in the Undavalli village in Guntur district. These caves stand as a testimonial to VishwakarmaSthapathis. These caves are located near the south bank of the river Krishna. The caves are believed to have been carved in the 4th century AD out of sandstone. They are located on the hillside and make for an excellent place to visit with your family. The picturesque location will mesmerise you with its beauty. There are several caves in this area and the largest one comprise 4 stories and a reclining Vishnu Statue which has been sculpted from a single granite block. These caves also stand testimony to the fact that how Buddhist sculptures were converted to Hindu temples and statues in Andhra Pradesh.
How to reach Undavalli caves?
The nearest town to Undavalli village is Vijaywada located a distance of only 6 kilometres. It is well connected by roads from Guntur as well as Vijaywada. The nearest railway station is Vijaywada located just 3 kilometres from the caves.
The best time to reach Undavalli caves
The ideal time to reach Undavalli caves is during the month of December and January as the weather is quite pleasant at this time.