Undavalli Caves, Vijayawada
The Undavalli Caves, a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient viswakarma sthapathis, are located in Undavalli of Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The caves are located 6 km south west from Vijayawada, 22 km north east of Guntur City of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the centrally protected monuments of national importance.
These caves are said to be found in 7th century. They are associated with the Vishnukundi kings of 420-620 A.D.These caves are dedicated to Anantha Padmanadha and Lord Narashimha. Buddhist monks used these as Rest Houses.