The Undavalli caves, in the village of
Undavalli, are at a distance of 8-km from
Vijayawada and nearly 280-km
from Hyderabad .
The high hill overlooking the Krishna
river hosts fine specimens of cut-in architectural and sculptural
These caves were carved in the 7th Century A.D. This long east oriented multi storied cave with a 5m long reclining statue of Lord Vishnu sculpted from a single block of granite, is one of the best and earliest type here.
Other small examples within the 'Kosthas' and over the flat hills all around (nearly twenty) provide the thrill and joy of discovering carvings on rocks amidst the shrubby contours.
Road: Buses and taxis are available from Vijayawada.
Hotels are available in Vijayawada.