The Undavalli Caves are located at a distance of 6 km away from Vijayawada. It is to the south west of Vijayawada. The caves have been cut out of a hill of Sandstone. The caves date back to the 4th and 5th century AD. The cave is four-storey tall and houses a statue of Lord Vishnu. The statue has been sculptured out of a single block of granite rock. There are also other caves located at the site which are dedicated to other Gods.
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The caves are also designed as Buddhist monasteries. The monks have used it as a rest house during the rough monsoon season. The caves face the Krishna River.