The state of Odisha in India is famous all around the world for its sea coast and many great sightseeing places. It also has about five hundred kilometres long coastline, some of which are included in the most beautiful beaches in the world. Also, many famous caves of Udayagiri are also present in Odisha. Every year millions of tourists come from far and wide to visit and visit these ancient and historical caves. Situated on the hills at a distance of about seven kilometres from the capital city of Bhubaneshwar, these caves are considered to reflection of ancient India even before 350 AD. Today in this article we are going to tell you about some ancient and historical caves located in Udayagiri, this might help you in case you are travelling to Odisha or if you are someone who loves to explore the heritage of India.
The Bazghar Cave of Udayagiri is little small but very special. Because this cave was used as a resting place by Jain monks in ancient times. The unique design of this cave in the shape of a tiger’s mouth, is the reason why it is known as “Bazghar”. This cave has been made in rectangular shape, where bed and pillow carved out of stones are also made for relaxing, which still exists today. Also, this cave is more popular because of its artistic traditions.
If you are planning to visit Udayagiri, then you must go to visit this cave. Because this cave is one of the most important caves of Udayagiri. This cave was named keeping in mind the carved figure of Lord Ganesha present here. If you enter this cave, you will see two big statues of elephants made inside.
Rani Gumpha is another name for this cave. Rani Cave is one of the biggest as well as one of the most famous caves of Udayagiri. Here you will find many ancient and beautiful sculptures. The special thing is that this cave is adorned with exquisite sculptures and has pictures of Hindu deities, Mahavira and other Jain saints. If you are interested in history of India, then exploring this cave would be best for you.