Dhank Caves


Useful Information

Location: Dhank village near Upleta, Rajkot district, Gujarat, India.
Open: No restrictions.
[2020]
Fee: free.
[2020]
Classification: SubterraneaCave Church
Light: bring torch
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Address: Dhank Caves, Tel: +91-, Fax: +91-,
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History

7th cty excavated.

Description

The Dhank Caves were named after the small village where they are located. They were cut into an outcrop of calcareous sandstone during the regime of the Western Satraps in the 7th century AD. The design is rather simple and influenced by both Buddhist and Jain cultures.