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Rayalaseema is a region of Andhra Pradesh in India.

Belum Caves


Map of Rayalaseema
  • 1 Cuddapah — picturesque city now known as Kadapa with several important temples
  • 2 Anantapur — a city well connected by road and rail with city and nearby attractions
  • 3 Aragonda — a village in the Chittoor district
  • 4 Banaganapalli — a village in an area famous for diamond deposits
  • 5 Chittoor — close to the revered temple of lord Balaji and Horsley Hills
  • 6 Kurnool — the headquarters of the district and the site of Konda Reddy Fort
  • 7 Nagalapuram
  • 8 Nandyal — a town surrounded by nine temples
  • 9 Puttaparthi — place of Satya Saibaba (Shantinilayam)
  • 10 Sri City (Sricity) — a commercial (business) city
  • 11 Srikalahasti — one of the ancient places of Hindu pilgrimage and the site of the ancient Lord Shiva temple
  • 12 Tirupati — has a sacred temple situated on the Tirumala Hills

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Belum Caves — a network of natural underground caves in shale/slate rock partly explored
  • 2 Gandikota — village within the Gandikota Fort complex
  • 3 Horsley Hills — a hill station and summer residence of British governors
  • 4 Kadiri
  • 5 Kalikiri — several temples and wonderful area for trekking
  • 6 Mahanandi — know as 'Majestic Cow' this village is famous for its temple's fresh water pools
  • 7 Mantralayam — a temple of Sri Raghavendra Swamy
  • 8 Srisailam — one of the Jyothir Linga Temples (Lord Shiva)



The major language is Telugu. Some educated people can understand Hindi and English. At Ahobilam, people can understand and talk in Kannada/Tamil.

Get in[edit]

Tirupati Airport (TIR IATA)

Get around[edit]





Stay safe[edit]

Be careful while traveling at night. Many roads in this area are isolated and dark during night. B.S.N.L mobile network is available at many places.

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