Mogalarajapuram Caves

Mogalarajapuram Caves

  • Vijayawada
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • India

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Mogalarajapuram Caves, Vijayawada Overview

Vijayawada is full of tourist attractions. One of the most popular attractions includes the name of Mogalarajapuram Caves. Dating back to 5th century, these caves are dedicated to the Hindu religious figurines like Lord Shiva, Goddess Durga, and Shri Vinayaka. These holy caves are centrally protected monuments of national importance. The local people and international tourists visit this holy site on a large scale.


It Is Known For:-
1) Mogalarajapuram Temple is known for housing the stone-carved idol of Ardhnarishwara, a form of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. This idol is said to be the earliest and one of its kinds in South India
2) A huge statue of Lord Ganesha is also installed in the temple premises
3) There is a different section of the cave that is dedicated to Goddess Durga with her 9 manifestations


Best Time To Visit:-
Mogalarajapuram Caves are centrally protected monuments of national importance. They are visited by a large number of people throughout the year. The caves have a great significance among the tourists. The best time to pay a visit to these caves is any season excluding summers. During summers, the temperatures touch a high mercury level and can cause inconvenience to the visitors.


Reaching There:-
Reaching the caves of Mogalarajapuram is not difficult. It is a well-known attraction the city and is well-connected via roadways and railways. One can hire the services of the local transit like a bus, taxi, or auto rickshaw to reach Mogalarajapuram Caves.


Nearest Railway Station- Vijayawada Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Vijayawada Airport


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