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Udayagiri Caves

Udaygiri Khandagiri Road | Udaygiri Hills, Bhubaneswar 751003, India
+91 674 243 2177
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Udaygiri Khandagiri Road | Udaygiri Hills, Bhubaneswar 751003, India
+91 674 243 2177
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Reviewed 4 days ago

interesting visit of caves in very nice garden , nice view from top , very clean and neat place to visit

Thank eric c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Udaygiri and Khandagiri are two hills adjacent to each other. During the reign of emperor Kharavela the Jain munis dug caves in these hills as their residential blocks. These are archaeologically very famous as architecture of the 1st century. The Hathigumpha or elephant cave and...More

1  Thank kc j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit place if I you visit bhubneswar due to its easy access. Hire one tourist guide he will not only show you the places and explain its significance but he will provide very good experience. Most of them are very good...More

Thank Manoj B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The two hills of khandagiri and udayagiri are adjacent to one another. Some natural disaster separated them .There are a number of caves built by the Jain ascitics around 1-2 century BC Udayagiri has 44caves These were earlier palaces of king Kharavela ,the first Oriya...More

Thank Eliyasingan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very old and small cave. This place is good to visit. This place lack maintenance over the time. This place is not good for old people. Place is good for photography.

Thank vikashagarwal0509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the only thing good about udayagiri caves that when u hear that it is built in 2nd century.. but its just caves made of stone and nothing else from that.. it can be a good site for history lovers or ancient archeological lovers.. but when...More

1  Thank Paresh S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Udayagiri and Khandagiri are two hillocks containing ancient caves and carvings. Khandagiri houses a beautiful Jain temple. Get ready for some workout as there are a few steps that needs to be covered in order to reach the caves. The place can be better maintained....More

Thank ankan_banerjeeee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The udayagiri caves were carved out as dwelling place for the jain monks during 2nd century BCE. To reach the caves lot of stairs needed to be climbed from the main road, which is a problem for elder people. Once you reach the top of...More

Thank subhra2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Uday means sunrise Khanda means a broken piece Giri means hills. The monolithic rocks were converted into residential cum meditational caves in 2 BC by the then king Kharavel. Do take a guide for a fee of Rs 200-250 or else it will seem nothing...More

Thank drsadiqua
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to spend an evening and watch the sun set over theKhandagiri caves sitting on tip-off the Udaygiri hills. Good views of Bhuvneshwar as well.

Thank Amit_Sengupta
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10 December 2017|
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Response from Thomasachen | Reviewed this property |
Was taken by a friend in his car. It’s not far away from the airport, you can hire a taxi or cab also
25 October 2017|
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Response from dhyan400 | Reviewed this property |
first day you start from chilka lake ,in way you can visit Maa Ugratara temple . when you return Bhubneshwar visit udaigiri and khandgiri caves if time permit visit ancient Lingraj temple . 2nd day early morning visit puri... More
Aniket K
19 July 2017|
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Response from Mahua24 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Bhubaneswar itself has a lot to offer. So if you want a whirlwind tour then you can go to Konark and Puri on one day. The second day you can see the places in Bhubaneswar, like the Udaygiri/Khandagiri Caves, Ekamra... More