The Khapra Kodia and Baba Pyare Caves are an integral part of the Junagadh Buddhist Caves cluster. Dated back to 1st century AD the caves are located in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. The caves are part of the simplest structure in the Indian cave history. The Buddhist caves mark up an interesting travel destination spot in India. The Khapra Kodia groups of caves are small and compact in design and are also famed as the Khangar Mahal.
The Baba Pyare caves are also an important part of the caves groups in Junagadh. It is situated close to the Modhimath in Baba Pyare thus getting its name. These caves are more diverse and spread in area as compared to the Khapra Kodia caves. It consists of four caves in the northern wing which also homes a court and chaitya used earlier by Buddhist monks along with 13 other caves channeled across three floors. The caves are a fine example of the fine architectural class of the ancient Buddhist dwellers.
Ideal Visiting Time
The best time to be visiting these caves are during the months of October to March.