Khambhalida Caves-A Paragon of Buddhism
Being a splendid city of Gujarat, Rajkot also houses archeological sites and Khambhalida Buddhist caves are one of them. These caves are a group of three containing chaitya and stupa. Amidst beautiful environment, the location of these caves is on a small hillock and near a spring which is just perfect and appealing for nature and archeological lover.
Depicting the Buddhist culture and history, Khambhalida caves have become a point of a visit in Gondal which is near to Rajkot. Looking back, it is known by the archeological survey that the caves were carved from limestone by a Saint of the Dinyan branch of Buddha tradition. The entrance is accentuated with two large sculptures of Bodhisattva-Padmapani and Vajrapani. You will surely be stunned to witness the rich work of art that still remains intact and stands as a symbol of the Buddha tradition.