The Ravaniphade Cave Temples are the oldest cave temples in Aihole. These temples are known to be of the 6th century. Inside the temple the shivalinga is endowed with different carvings of Lord Shiva.
You can term this temple as the ‘jewel’ in the monuments of Aihole. One attraction of this cave temple is Nataraja, which is a form of Lord Shiva. Exploring this temple is interesting since this temple also has carvings of Garuda, Vishnu, Goddess Durga and Indra.