Mumbai holds many precious attractions of 1st century BCE. Mahakali Caves is one of the most precious caves that believe to be made during 1st century BCE and 6th century CE. It is also known as the Kondivita Caves. There are 19 rock-cut monuments in 1st century BCE and the Mahakali Caves is one of the most famous ones. By name it seems that the cave belongs to the Hindu religion as Mahakali is the name of the most powerful goddess of Hindubut it is actually a Buddhist monastery. It is located in the Western suburb of Andheri and among 9 caves of South-Eastern group, Mahakali is the largest. It has seven portrayals of the Buddha and figures from Buddhist mythology but with times all are faded.
The Mahakali Caves are carved out of a solid black basalt rock. These precious caves demand protection from archaeological survey of India. It is easy to move to the place by bus or car.