Belum Caves

Belum Caves

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A position of much recorded an incentive with lovely encompassing territories, Kurnool, is a residential area in Andhra Pradesh where quite a bit of history left its engravings.

Kurnool has in its area stays of the castle of Gopal Raju ( the last Hindu lord ), vestiges of a medieval stronghold worked by Vijaynagar Empire having old Persian and Arabic engravings and the mid year royal residence worked by Kurnool rulers amid the sixteenth century. A town which mixes religious and recorded hugeness, it houses probably the most holy of sanctuaries in its demesne, for example, the Peta Anjanyeswami sanctuary, the Venugopalaswami sanctuary, the newÊShirdiÊSai Baba Temple, to give some examples. The Belum Claves, Birla Mandir, Oravakallu Rock Garden, Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Tomb of Abdul Wahab are other significant attractions. The Kondareddy Buruz which is ensured by the Ancient Monuments Preservation Act is additionally a fascinating spot to visit.


History of Belum Caves :


Because of the constant affidavit of limestone under the surface of the earth, these caverns were framed over the time of a huge number of years. In the good 'ol days, it was accepted to be dwelled by the stone age men. The remainders and the old vessels going back to 4,500 BC were found. In any case, it was later possessed by Jain and Buddhists priests who utilized these caverns for reflection.


The caverns were constantly known to the neighborhood individuals, yet it was found by British geologist and prehistorian Robert Bruce Foote in 1884. In spite of the fact that, the caverns stayed unnoticed until the point when a German group driven by Herbert Daniel Gebauer made an investigation of the collapses 1982. The state government announced the site as ensured in the year 1988 and the place opened for open in the year 2002 and it before long wound up one of the prized belonging of Andhra Pradesh in the travel industry. The archeological division found a few mud vessels utilized by Jain holy people from the site separated from Buddhist relics.



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The part of the Belum Caves open to the general population has been isolated into various segments.


Main Entrance – The principle entrance is a major corridor like give in that prompts various different passages.


Thousand Hoods –This buckle has stalactite arrangements taking after the hoods of thousands of cobras. It is trusted that this place resounds with the profound vitality of priests who ruminated in these caverns.


Mandapam – The word Mandapam is utilized in Telugu dialect to mean a lobby with numerous columns. This give in too takes after an all around developed lobby and the stalactite arrangements here look like numerous columns supporting the corridor.


Dhyan Mandir – This buckle called Dhyan Mandir or Meditation Hall is very near the passageway lobby and was utilized by Buddhist priests of bygone days to ponder. Various Buddhist relics were found here.


Banyan Tree Hall – The Banyan Tree Hall is an enormous give in lobby with stalactite developments that resemble the flying roots swinging from the roof. The Banyan tree is representative of profound development. This buckle is an extremely excellent one.


Saptasvarala Guha – Another astonishing development in which the stalactites reverberate with melodic notes when a guest raps his knuckles on them.


Patalaganga – This is a standout amongst the most captivating parts of the Belum Caves. A lasting stream courses through this area however the cause and goal of this stream isn't known.


Kotilingalu Chamber –The Kotilingalu Chamber has stalactite arrangement as Shiv lingas. It additionally has one enormous column framed because of stalactite and stalagmite combining.


Pillidwaram — Pillidwaram or Lion Gate is a characteristic curve of stalactites framed in the state of a lion's hea


Tips :


1. Convey a rucksack with a couple of water containers and light bites, as there aren't any accessible inside the caverns. Contract a guide, there are no settled rates for aides, pay according to decision or arrange.


2. The caverns are thick and at spots ineffectively ventilated, ensure you convey your water containers and wear the correct shoes for better investigation.


Belum Claves Timings :


Days Timings
Monday 10:00 A.M To 5:00 P.M
Tuesday 10:00 A.M To 5:00 P.M
Wednesday 10:00 A.M To 5:00 P.M
Thursday 10:00 A.M To 5:00 P.M
Friday 10:00 A.M To 5:00 P.M
Saturday 10:00 A.M To 5:00 P.M
Sunday 10:00 A.M To 5:00 P.M



Belum Claves Fare Details :


Visitors Fare
Adults ( Indians ) Rs.50/-
Childs Rs.30/-
Foreigners Rs.300/-



Getting to Belum Caves :


By Bus: Like most other south Indian vacation destinations, Belum Caves are all around associated by transport administrations. The closest real transport station is at Tadipatri, 30 kilometers away. From Tadipatri, one may reach Belum Caves by transport or auto on the Banganapalli course.


By Train: For the individuals who incline toward train travel, Tadipatri is likewise the closest railroad station. It is associated with all real rail intersections in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.


Belum Claves Address

Belum Village
Kolimigundla Mandal
Kurnool District
Andhra Pradesh, India.


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