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Mogalarajapuram Caves Vijayawada Address: Moghalrajpuram Caves, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, 522503, India
A perfect blend of ancient and modern India, Vijayawada has emerged as one of the major tourist destinations of Andhra Pradesh. This third largest city of Andhra Pradesh has great historical importance and is known for its temples, caves, parks and museums. Situated around 5 km from the heart of the Vijayawada city are the Mogalarajapuram caves, excavated way back in the 5th century. These caves attract huge number of tourists with its excellent carvings and sculptures. The location of these caves makes it easily accessible from Vijayawada city.
The Mogalarajapuram caves are known for its five rock cut sanctuaries with only one of them in good condition at present. Besides the caves, the temple here is also quite famous. The Mogalarajapuram temple houses the statue of Ardhanareeshwara, one of its kind in the entire of South India. The idols of Lord Nataraja and Vinayaka in one of the caves are other attractions here. Though these caves are in ruins, what is left of the caves makes for an interesting sight.
Mogalarajapuram caves are a must visit tourist destination for its sculptural excellence. Situated amidst lush green surroundings, the way to these caves offers breathtaking views. The panoramic view from the top of the hill is truly mesmerising. A place of great sculptural and archaeological importance, a trip to Mogalarajapuram caves should not be missed by anyone visiting the city of Vijayawada. The impressive carvings and the attention to detail given by the artisans in creating them are worth appreciating.