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Belum Caves is a popular caves near Anantapur/Cuddapah in Andhra Pradesh.

The cave are believe to be formed by the disappeared river Chitravathi millions of years ago.

It is a brilliant cave, giving you the vibes of explorer in you.

The deepest point of the cave is around 150 feet from entrance. The point is known as Pataalaganga.

Some interesting points to note.

4,500 BC remnants of vessels of that age were found in the caves.
It was once occupied by Jain and Buddhist monks, over two thousands years ago
It was in 2002, the cave opened to the public.
The exploration still continues and in the year – a new cavernicolous (inhabiting caves) Isopod species discovered, named Andhracoides gebaueri.

Popularity Rating

Parking Difficulty : Nil
Walking Needed : For 1500 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 10.00 AM to 4:30 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Refreshments
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Tadipatri Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Tirupati /Cuddapah Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH67
Nearest Landmark : IOCL Petrol Bunk on Tadapatri-Banganapalle Road

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