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Belum Caves, Belum

Originally discovered in 1854 by H.B.Foote, these subturanean passages were explored by the Department of archealogy and Museums, followed by team of European spalelogist led by Mr Gebaner, Belum Caves are the second largest natural caves in Indian Sub. continent after Meghalaya Caves.

These underground caves are located on a flat agricultural field, have 3 well like cavities with the central one being the main entrance to the caves.

After a descent of 20 meters at the entrance, the cave is horizontal & has a length of 3229 meters. Longer than Borra Caves in Vishakapatnam district Belum Caves have long passages, spacious chambers, fresh water galleries and siphons. All this makes Belum Caves a geological & archeological attraction worldwide.

How to Reach This Place

Road : Belum is located 106 kms from Kurnool. It is well connected by Road.

Rail : Belum is 106 kms from Kurnool Railwaystation.

Air : Hyderabad Airport.


Borra Caves, Kirinrandal

Originally discovered in 1854 by H.B.Foote, these subturanean passages were explored by the Department of archealogy and Museums, followed by team of European spalelogist led by Mr Gebaner, Belum Caves are the second largest natural caves in Indian Sub. continent after Meghalaya Caves.

These limestone caves were formed as a result of the action of Gosthani River. The river, which now flows through these caves, was once upon a time flowing over the limestone area. Due to the pressure exerted by the river water on the mineral deposits, the limestone dissolved and gradually the caves were formed. In the process, giving rise to several interesting structures like - a mushroom, a temple, a mosque, a church and many more.

How to Reach This Place

Road : 90 km from vishakapatnam and on the way to Araku Valley.

Rail : 90 km from vishakapatnam.


Undavalli Caves, Undavalli

The Undavalli caves, in the village of Undavalli, are at a distance of and nearly The high hill overlooking the Krishna river hosts fine specimens of rock cut architectural of the Buddhists.

These caves were excavated in 4th-5th centuries A.D. These four storied caves with a 5m long reclining statue of Lord Vishnu sculpted from a single block of granite, is one of the best and earliest type here.

How to Reach This Place

Road : Undavalli is 8-km from Vijayawada. Buses and taxis are available from Vijayawada

Rail : Undavalli is 8-km from Vijayawada.

Air : 280-km from Hyderabad Airport.


Yaganti Caves, Yaganti

The natural caves at Yaganti such as Rokalla cave, Venkateswara cave, Sanka cave, and Veera Brahmam caves add beauty and serenity to this holy place. Potuluri Veera Brahmam has written his monumental work, kalagnanam in this cave only.

How to Reach This Place

Road : Yaganti is situated at a distance of 13 kms. from Banaganapalle and 100 kms. from Kurnool. Yaganti is well connected by road and there are frequent buses from Kurnool and Banaganapalle.

Rail : Kurnool Railway Station.

Air : Hyderabad Airport.











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