Akka Mahadevi Caves , Srisailam
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About Akka Mahadevi caves
The visit to Akka Mahadevi Caves is going to be enthralling part of visiting the Srisailam. You have to reach Patal Ganga using a ropeway. In Patal Ganga Andhra Tourism Development operates many boats which carries maximum of 18 members across River Krishna. After some one hour ride across River Krishna, take a little walk to reach the Akka Mahadevi Caves. You will need candles to enter the cave as it is very deep and dark as you climb down.
It was in these caves, Akkamahadevi an ascetics and Philosopher who hailed from Karanataka State worshipped a naturally formed Shiv Ling which is located 150 meters deep in the cave. Akkamahadevi did penance staying within the cave. These caves are geographical wonder which stands without any support.