Odisha or ORISSA is a lesser known state at the Eastern India and has lot of hidden treasures to discover which is away from hustle or bezels of crowded TOURISM DESINATIONS.If you have a bend of mind towards slow travel, calm places and interested with different culture , living temples and their rituals, hand made craft or you want to sit under a huge Mango tree at the tribal weekly haats –then Welcome to Odisha or ORISSA.
The twin hills of Kumargiri are known as Khandagiri and Udaygiri. The ancient caves of Udaigiri and Khandgiri are considered consecrate as this was the place where Lord Mahavira addressed the people of the area. On these hills are archaeologically significant 113 caves, which are nearly 2300 years old. These rock-cut caves were built for the Jain monks around 1st – 2nd century B.C. The Khandgiri hill is about 40 meters high and the Udaygiri hill is about 35 meters high.