Ananthagiri Hills

Ananthagiri Hills is located in the Vikarabad district. It is one of the dense forests in Telangana. The water flows from these hills to Hussain Sagar and Himayat Sagar. Ananthagiri is a mountain town with ancient caves, temples, medieval castles, and palaces. Displaying the history of the area is one of the ancient human habitation areas. This place is known as Trekker Paradise. Here are the best trekking trails for the trek. This place is the best place for nature lovers. Ananthagiri Hills is a perfect place to bring yourself out of the circle of monotony.

Visiting place in Ananthagiri hills

Araku Tribal Museum

The Araku Tribal Museum was opened in 1996 by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. The Araku Tribal Museum exhibits the lifestyle of the tribal caste. The museum displays everything from utensils, jewelry, hunting equipment to wedding photographs, to what traditional tribal life looks like. While the tribe adorns the artistic walls here, a section on the museum displays local peacock and dhimsa dances.

Borra caves

Borra caves

The Borra Caves are located in the Ananthagiri hills of the Araku Valley. Borra caves were created when river water flowed from the limestone, and the calcium carbonate was converted into calcium bicarbonate, which was easily washed away by the flowing water. Borra Caves is considered to be the largest cave in the country and is perched at a whopping elevation of about 705 meters. The most striking feature of the caves is the variety of spelliothemes of its size. It is considered to be the deepest cave in India.

Musi River

Musi River

The Musi River is a tributary of the Krishna River in the Deccan Plateau. Hyderabad is situated on the banks of this river which divides the city between old and new. The river originates from Ananthagiri Hills near Vikarabad. Until the early decades of the 20th century, the Musa River caused floods in Hyderabad. It grows in the Ananthagiri hills of Ranga Reddy district and flows into Krishna at Vadapalli in Nalgonda district.

Lord Anantha Padmanabha Temple

The Anantha Padmanabha Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The most famous temple in this city is the famous Lord Anant Padmanabha Temple in the form of Shri Anant Padmanabha Swamy. The temple is believed to have been built by sage Markandeyanu in the Dwapar era. It is believed that Anant Padmanabha meditated for 400 years to worship Lord Vishnu. Lord finally appeared in the cave where the sage meditated in form of ShaliGram. 

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