Moghalrajpuram caves Andhra Pradesh



Address : Vijayawada

City/District : Vijayawada

State : Andhra Pradesh

Introduction

The Moghalrajpuram caves are located in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. They are home to three temples. It is one of the centrally protected monuments of national importance. It has five rock cut sanctuaries dating back to the 5th century AD.

Details

The Moghalrajpuram caves are located in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. They are home to three temples. It is one of the centrally protected monuments of national importance.

It has five rock cut sanctuaries dating back to the 5th century AD. The idols of Lord Nataraja, Ganesh in one cave are still in good condition among the worn images of deities. Cave 2 shows an overhanging cornice with artificial windows. This Mogalarajapuram temple has an Ardhanarisvara statue which is thought to be the earliest in South India.