Kuda Caves

Kuda Caves, Located near Kuda Village in Raigad Dist. The caves are located about 27 KMs from Murud at the head of the Rajapuri Creek cave is the meritorious gift of Sivabhuti, the son of Sulasadata and Utaradata and writer to Mahabhoja Mandava. From Tala this distance is approx 10kms. The caves are almost unknown and hence clean. The caves themselves are very simple and follow the typical Buddhist cave style (similar to Ajantha-Ellora, Karla, Kanheri). The 22 "living" caves or lenis have averandah (covered patio) with a door, opening into a cell with a shelf cutout for the monk to sleep Sculptures of two elephants and several paintings and inscriptions can be seen at the entrance of the caves. Stupas of Lord Buddha can also be found inside the caves. As per the inscriptions, letters and paintings found in the caves, it is believed that these caves were built during the period between the 1st and the 6th century.

Best time to Visit:
Any time you can visit this place.  September is best time.

Places around
Talagad Fort, Murud, Kashid Beach, Korlari Beach, Korlai Fort, Korlai Light House, Revdanda Fort & Beach, Alibaug.

Approximate Distance from Pune
150 Kms

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