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Bedsa Caves

Bedsa Caves, situated about 15 km south of Kamshet Railway Station, is one of the oldest caves in Maharashtra dating back to 60 BC. The ‘chaitya’ hall resembles rear hall at Karla Caves but is smaller. It has four pillars of 25 feet high with exquisite carvings of horses, bulls and elephants mounted by male and female riders. There are 26 octagonal pillars of about 10 feet high supporting its ribbed roof. The caves include a chaitya, vihara and some dagobas (relic shrines), wells and cells.

There are two important caves, located at a remote spot away from the line of communications, with many inscriptions.

Bedsa Caves is via Kamshet on Pune-Mumbai Railway line.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Pune


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