Rivona Buddhist Caves
Rivona Buddhist Caves
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Rebecca Janani W
Kent, UK28 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
The caves were empty with nothing to see there. Luckily I stopped on the way to the falls. Not worth a visit. All the items have been moved to the museum.
Written 17 April 2024
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Devdutt L
Pondicherry, India216 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Friends
This was an extraordinary tour with such wonderful guides, Jagrut and Nandini!
It was fully through the lush green villages. The visit to a farm and having traditional tasty breakfast served by Devdutt Patil's family and after that a guided visit to the farm by Devdutt himself was so enjoyable.
Then the visit to the Buddhist caves was interesting. But the most fascinating and stunning site were the petroglyphs. What a beautiful location and such wonderful carvings on the rocks on the bank of the river.
These were so unusual, never heard about them, nor seen such carvings elsewhere so an urgent need to be protected and preserved for they are the archaeological treasure not only of Goa but of India.
Jagrut and Nandini were great , gentle, friendly, passionate and so happy to share the wonderful treasures of Goa as were all our guides.
Thanking Nandini for taking care so spontaneously of our elderly friend!
Thanking Jagrut too for his joyful energy!
All the best to all of you.
Highly recommending this fantastic trail.
Written 25 November 2021
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ajayjj
Pune, India123 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
The cave is accessible by a less travelled pedestrian path which gets hidden due to vegetation in monsoons. There are no signages to guide to visitor and only one solitary board put up at the entrance of the cave. It appears as if the cave was hidden waterfall at some time in the past, as per the landscape around. It does not have any carvings or idols as is customary but there is still something about it which makes it unforgettable.
Written 9 January 2020
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Mazar sayed
Nashik, India84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Family
Visit centuries-old caves believed to have been carved out of laterite rock by Buddhist monks. Beautifully carved
Written 28 March 2019
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CoolTravelFreak
Bengaluru, India343 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples
Just moving around for days in Ponda we were directed to this place .. it has some historical significance .. a decent affair ... trek is more beautiful
Written 23 March 2019
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Amy D
New Delhi, India236 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
Rivona buddhist cave has important place in hindu mythology . Also called pandava caves , even lord hanuman also visited in tnis cave . It is said rock cut sculpture and painting made by Buddhist monk and had a influence of Buddhism in goa . Located in rivona - village of south goa . Best to take tour guide to explore the place . Or solo treking is also fine .
Written 13 May 2018
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Rajiv S
Chandigarh, India13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017
Beautiful short adventurous path off road to the cave and then a small flight of stairs on the top of cave. on Top there is a beautiful cliff and a small water body when you look down the cliff. Nice cloud covered hills around
Written 27 June 2017
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ReshmaTijore
Mumbai, India353 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2016 • Friends
The rock-cut cave monuments include paintings and sculptures of religious art. These caves holds an unique position and religious importance in India.
Written 8 January 2017
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RohirGoa
Ponda, Goa, India44 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2015 • Friends
Place located at Rivona, 16km away from Quepem. You will find nice caves which has spring inside the cave. there are one more nearby cave. do visit by asking locals.
Written 27 April 2015
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