Belum Caves - Things to Know Before Visiting
1/1, Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Kolimigundla, Andhra Pradesh 518123, India
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About Belum Caves
Belum Caves are the largest and longest cave system in India still open for the tourists. The second largest caves in India after the Krem Liat Prah in Meghalaya and famous for their unique formations such as stalactite and stalagmite formations, the caves were formed over a period of millions of years with the consequent formation of limestone.
Attractions Near Belum Caves
This is a beautiful waterfalls located in the Anantpur district. this waterfall is located nearby a temple and is inside a forest. The clear water and the silent surrounding will refresh your mind.
Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple is a Hindu-Vaishnavite temple situated at Tadpatri in Anantpur district. The temple is dedicated to lord Venkateswara. It is situated on banks of river Penna which is passing through the town.
Gandikota is a historical village and fort on the bank of Penna river. The fort was the central power for various dynasties. Pemmasani Ramalinga Nayaka constructed the huge fort at Gandikota with 101 towers replacing the previous sand fort constructed by Kaka Raja.
This is a ruined fort located on a hill in the Gooty town of Andhra pradesh. Situated 300 meters above the ground level. Having been designated as a monument of national importance, Gooty Fort is now a famous attraction alluring visitors owing to its enchanting atmosphere filled with historic ruins.
Also known as Kondareddy Buruju, is an imposing structure located in the heart of Kurnool city. The fort has different gateways and bastions. The fort has three levels and it was used as watch tower in 17th and 18th centuries.
Penna Ahobilam is renowned for its Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. This shrine was constructed on the footprints of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy that measured 5 ft 3 inches. The shrine also serves as the prominent venue for marriage ceremonies. Within the temple complex, tourists can see Adi Lakshmi Devi Temple and Chenchu Lakshmi Devi Temple.
Where is Belum Caves
Discover More Attractions in Kurnool, Where Belum Caves Is Located
This district derives its name from its chief town Kurnool. Belum Caves are geologically and historically important caves in the district. There are indications that Jain and Buddhist monks were occupying these caves centuries ago.