South Fort - Famous for its cave temples, the South Fort
has four such cave temples. Cave 1 is dedicated to Lord Shiva
and has a beautiful sculpture of Nataraja (dancing Shiva) at the
entrance. You will also find here sculptures of Harihara
(half-Vishnu, half-Siva) and their consorts Lakshmi and Parvati,
that of Ardhanariswara (Siva as half-man, half-woman)
and a Shiva-ling on the altar. Cave 2 is dedicated to
Lord Vishnu which has sculptures of Varaha (boar incarnation of
Vishnu), Vamana (dwarf incarnation). On the ceiling is a carving
of Lord Vishnu riding his bird carrier, Garuda. Cave 3, which
is the largest cave, has sculptures of Vishnu, Narasimha, Harihara,
Trivikrama, and others. Some of the sculptures are about 3m (10
ft) high. Cave 4 is a Jain cave and has a statue of seated Parswanath.
There are carvings of the Tirthankaras both standing and sitting.