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Borra Caves in Andhra Pradesh


The Borra Caves are situated in the Anatagiri Hills of Eastern Ghats, near Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh State in India. They're at a top of about 800 to 1300 metres above Mean Sea Level and so are famous for countless many years aged stalactite and stalagmite formations. They were found by William King George, the British geologist inside the year 1807.

They're within the Borra village and panchayat in Ananthagiri Mandal of Visakhapatnam district. They are about a 4-hour lengthy journey from Visakhapatnam and the route can be a steep, winding, ghat street.

The caves get their name from a formation inside the caves that looks such as the human brain, which inside the local language, Telugu, is identified as borra. The river Gosthani flows appropriate beside the caves. The caves lengthen into the ground so considerably so, that the river may be heard flowing above from within the caves.