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.