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Undavalli Caves are in Guntur district(though very near Vijayawada of Andhra Pradesh. The rock cut caves are on a small hill and have 3 levels.

It is believed that these caves were cut during 6th century period according to ASI (Archaeological Survey of India).

Although a few elements inside the caves, such as the pillared halls, show Buddhist or Jain influences, the sculptures are dedicated to the Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara.

The principal deity in the caves is Anantasayana Vishnu (Vishnu in a reclining position).

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Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 1000 meters
Time Needed : 1-2 Hours
Open Timings : 9.00 AM to 6:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Refreshments
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Krishna Canal Junction Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Vijayawada Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH16
Nearest Landmark : Undavalli-Yerrapalem Road

Inscriptions inside the cave complex also date to the time of the Reddys of Kondavidu and Sri Krishna-devaraya from the 12th to 14th centuries CE,indicating a prolonged patronage of most caves is incomplete, with only two cells.

The nearest airport is Vijayawada which is 40 KM away.

Vijayawada Railway Station is the nearest railway station.

There are several state-run buses to reach Vijayawada and Guntur. You can take local transport or private buses to reach Undavalli Caves from Vijayawada or Guntur.

Best time to visit is from January to December.

Timings: 9.00 AM To 6.00 PM

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