Udayagiri Buddhist Complex, Jajpur

Udayagiri Buddhist Complex is 60 km away from Cuttack via Chandikhol and around 32 km from Jajpur town. The archaeological remains of Udayagiri consist of a brick stupa, two brick monasteries. It is a beautiful stone stepped well with inscriptions on it and rock sculptures at the top of the hill behind chronologically the Udayagiri. Buddhist complex is latter than Ratnagiri and Lalitgiri. The monasteries were probably flourishing well between the 7th to 12th centuries AD. This is only 5 km from Ratnagiri.

The place is a mini golden triangle comprising nearby Ratnagiri and Lalitagiri and famous for rock-cut sculptures. Udayagiri is surrounded by hills and greenery. This place has a beautiful collection of Buddhist sculptures and numerous new fortifications/renovations were being done by the government. It is the largest Udayagiri Buddhist Complex in Odisha. Lalitgiri and Ratnagiri Exist as the main site of Tourists attractions. The Marvel design and architecture of sculpture is stunning. A beautiful park is also increasing its beauty.