The Khambhalida Caves are located in the Khambalida region of the Gondal Tehsil area of Rajkot, Gujarat. The caves are part of the ancient Buddhist footprints architecture that is spread across the region.
The caves are famous for its Buddhist style stupa that is surrounded by two structures of the Vajrapani and Padmapani. The Vajrapani and Padmapani are two divisions of the Bodhisatvas from the early Buddhist formation. The middle cave is an iconic creation as it consists of a Chaitya and many forms of ancient carvings on its walls. The Khambhalida caves are the oldest caves in Gujarat which are still accessible by public.
Ideal Visiting Time
The Khambhalida caves are ideal for the day trip if one is sight-seeing the tourist locales in Gujarat as the caves hold a rich historic value. The creation of the caves are itself a true example of ancient man made wonder. The caves are still said to be holding that richness and ambience that the visitors are bound towards finding it peaceful and self-enriching.