Khandagiri Hills lie near the city of Bhubaneswar in the state of Orissa in India. Travel with the Khandagiri Tour Packages to one of the twin hills of Khandagiri and Udaygiri. These ancient hills are sacred as this was the place where Lord Mahavira addressed the people. The caves are very old and there are more than hundred caves of archaeological importance. The caves were made in the first century for the Jain monks. Khandagiri Hills are about forty meters high and at the top is the Parsvanath temple which was made in the 19th century. Book the Khandagiri Tour Packages to visit these ancient sites of interest. The Parsvanath temple houses an idol of Bhagwan Adishvar in the pose of padmasan. This temple is one of the main attractions of the place. The Khandagiri cave sculptures and the Udaigiri cave sculptures are also the main tourist attractions here. Khandagiri Tour Packages takes you to this sacred place in Orissa which is also of archeological importance.
Khandagiri Caves are partly natural caves of religious and historical importance. Visit these caves situated on the Khandagiri hills with the Khandagiri Tour Packages. These hills face the Udayagiri hill which is across the road. The hills have intricately carved caves which are worth seeing. The caves are said to be carved from the blocks for the monks and there are fifteen caves in the Khadagiri Hills. The Khandagiri Tour Packages gives you a chance to see the beauty of these caves built centuries ago. The Hathi gumpha and the Ganesh gumpha are famous due to the sculptures and art work done in them. The cave known as Rani ka Naur has beautiful carvings and sculptures.
Ananta Cave has figures of women carved as well as figures of elephants and geese. Visit this popular Jain pilgrimage site with the Khandagiri Tour Packages. The caves are examples of the Jain occupation many years back. The Khandagiri Caves bear relics to the rich religious history of ancient times and attracts many visitors. It is one of the main attractions of Orissa and the archaeological remains of a glorious past can be experienced with the Khandagiri Tour Packages.
Visit the 24 tirthankara cave in the Khandagiri hills which has carvings of the 24 tirthankaras of Jainism. The other caves one can see with the Khandagiri Tour Packages are the Akshya Ganga, Gupta Ganga, Radha Kund and Shyam Kund. Caves one and two are also known as parrot cave due to the bird carvings done in them. One cannot miss visiting the Jain temple at the top of the hill which is dedicated to Lord Mahavira. Lord Mahavira was the twenty fourth Jain tirthankara. This temple is visited by many devotees and tourists every year.
Visit the earliest group of rock cut shelters by booking the Khandagiri Tour Packages. Khandagiri which means broken hills and Udayagiri which means hill of sunrise, both are prime attractions and places of religious importance. The caves which were once the dwellings of the Jain monks bear beautiful carvings which are a must see with the Khandagiri Tour Packages.
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