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Co-ordinates: 16° 9’24.72″N 78°50’9.10″E
Akka Mahadevi Caves
Srisailam is home to many adventurous caves, which are formed naturally , many of which date back to pre-historic times. The Nallamalai hill ranges give scope for such beautifully formed natural caves, one among those prominent ones is the famous Akkamahadevi Caves. Although the history of these caves dates back long, the present name and the aura is in persistence because of a famous women embodiment, Akkamahadevi.
Akkamahadevi is a famous ascetic, lyricist and a philosopher who lived during the 12th century A.D. She hailed from Karnataka and is believed to have did Tapasya in this cave, which today is a famous tourist destination. Akka Mahadevi is a staunch Siva devotee who worshipped Sivalinga that is believed to have existed in the deep caverns of the dark cave.
The Akkamahadevi caves, primarily offer an adventurous thrill for the adventure tourist in you.