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Address: Near Prakasam Barrage, Vijayawada, India

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Many may wonder such a national treasure hid amogst the busy Guntur district. The place was marvelous and the big statue of Lor Vishnu was astounding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Many may wonder such a national treasure hid amogst the busy Guntur district. The place was marvelous and the big statue of Lor Vishnu was astounding.

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Vijayawada, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Undavalli Caves located in the village Undavalli. Undavalli falls under the CRDA region in Tadepalli Mandal of Guntur District, near the southern bank of the Krishna River in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. and is 7 kms away from Prakasam Barrage. The Undavalli Caves are an example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

nice place, not much more to visit but quite different experience to visit small caves and monuments.

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Patna, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

In spite of paucity of time decided to visit Undavalli as it was close to the town. The place is well maintained and seeps with history. However was pained to see people deface the walls by etching their names. Seemed to be a lovers paradise. Hats off to the artisans of the past for making a shelter which was cool... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice vintage site. Good for photography. Open till sunset. After 17:30 you need to request the guys to let you in. Ticket price rs5 for Indian nationals. Rs100 for foreign nationals. 30 mins are enough to check out the whole place. Best time to visit is sunset around 17:00 to see the lush greenery and orange sky. Take your camera.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The undavalli caves is a must visit . The caves have few steps carved out and few wooden one`s. The krishna river can be seen flowing opposite to the caves with flowering trees and greenery around. The place is quite and has padmanabha swamy temple. Also idols of other dieties and sages are intricately sculpted.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Undavalli Caves is just 5 kms from Vijaywada enroute towards Mangalagiri via Prakasam barrage. Its a very impressive four storey rock cut cave temple probably commenced in the 6th - 7th century AD. Out of the four storey's , the ground floor is a unfinished pillar hall where as the first floor houses the Trinity.The second floor has a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

En route Mangalagiri from Vijayawada via Prakasham Barriage. This is a small but beautiful piece of well kept history. The caves are carved out of the monolithic rocky mountains.though they have been spoiled over the centuries still have the happy home feel. The story goes that the last dwellers were Buddhist monks the straight disciples of nagarjuna. The aptdc have... More 

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you are visiting Vijayawada/Mangalagiri and if you have some time to kill then you may consider Undavalli caves. It is on the way from Vijayawada to Amaravati (only a 5km from Vijayawada). The caves themselves form around 3 floors and it houses a huge idol of Anantapadmanabha in a reclining position. Rest of the statues on the top floor... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Everyone will feel surpried by seeing anantha padmanabha swamy idol in reclining posture.It is very near to kanakadurga temple and prakasam barriage.From this place we can have a better view of river krishna.

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Address: Near Prakasam Barrage, Vijayawada, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Andhra Pradesh  >  Vijayawada

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