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Borra caves in Andhra Pradesh

  • Published
    9th Sep, 2022

About Borra Caves:

  • Borra Cave is located near the Ananthagiri hills of the Eastern Ghats range in Alluri Sitharaman Raju district, in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Borra Caves are ranked amongst the deepest as well as the largest caves in India that were formed millions of years ago.
  • These caves are considered to be among rare geological formations and these were formed by the water activity of the Gosthani River.
  • Borra caves go as deep as 80 meters in depth and are karstic limestone structures.
  • These caves were discovered by William King George of the Geological Survey of India.
  • There is a naturally formed Shivling inside the caves, which is worshipped by the tribals who live in the nearby forests 
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