|Udayagiri & Khandagiri caves are rock cut caves, located 6 km away from the city of Bhuvneshwar, Orissa. Both these caves date back to the 2nd century BC during the reign of King Kharavela of Chedi Dynasty. The caves stand separated by a narrow road. 33 rock cut caves can be found here out of which 18 are in Udayagiri cave and 15 in Khandagiri caves. These caves were built as a residential place for the Jain and Buddhist monks.