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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 2 days ago

It is believed that the caves here were partly natural and partly carved out and were meant for Jain monks. Udayagiri has 18 caves. The Rani Gumpha cave here is the most important of all. The Hathigumpha cave ("Elephant Cave") has the Hathigumpha inscription, written...More

Thank Mahua24
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It means "sun rise hills" is basically residential quarter of Jain Sadhus, constructed by King Kharabela in second century B.C. . The caves are partly natural and partly man made. The caves are situated in two adjacent or twin hills known as Udaygiri and Khandagiri....More

Thank tripsmaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Udayagiri mean for Sunrise Hill in the local language. The Udayagiri group of caves are more beautiful and well preserved when compared to Khandagiri group which is located across the road on another hill. These caves were abode of Jain ascetics where they spent time...More

Thank Rajani K
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Its an UNESCO site, very nice caves the walk around is beautiful be aware of the monkeys there must visit.

Thank ARMumbai
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Not at all recommend, just go if you have devotion for god, if you are going for spending quality time then avoid it

Thank Vivek K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This place is not in the town but near to town. The place has two small mountains Udaigiri & Khandgiri. Both the hills are worth the visit. You can find many old monuments associated with Jainism, a jain temple and few vaishno temples. This places...More

Thank rohitpatni3
Reviewed 4 May 2017

View of city from top of hill is very good. Caves & carvings are best. Had a good time with family @ this location.

Thank kk8322
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Reallly sacred place to visit.A historic place within bbsr..A mustsee place it is..I love to been this place more often

Thank Niharika M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The place is well known for its caves their structure is marvellous and ome would really love to visit the place with friends and loved ones. It gives a nice view of sunset and the entire Bbsr city from its top. I use to visit...More

Thank rohit_crypton
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A must visit for all age group. The history revolves around these beautiful caves. Decently maintained, but need more restoration

Thank Sourav S
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How far is it from Puri and in which direction? If we stay in Puri can we combine Udaygiri, Khandgiri and Konark in one single day trip? What are the other places to see in the vicinity of Udaygiri?
18 November 2015|
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Response from anirban73 | Reviewed this property |
Udaygiriband Khandagiri are in one direction while Puri and Konark in another. Do it in 2 days
Is there a weekly holiday?
20 December 2014|
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Response from BhoopathiVizag | Reviewed this property |
no weekly holiday.