Located in Prakasam District in Andhra Pradesh, Bhairavakona is a pilgrim centre that attracts tourists from all around the country. The place is famous for its rock cut cave temples which were probably built in the 7th Century AD by Mahendra Varma. There are 8 shrines of Lord Shiva in these cave temples which represent the 8 famous Shiva Lingas across the whole country. Recently established 30 feet statue of Lord Hanuman is another attraction of this area which experiences a host of tourists from the whole country.
Experience the natural charm of the area
The area is surrounded with lush green forests offering splendid views of the glory of the nature to the visitors. Bhairavakona Waterfalls is also a major tourist attraction of the area, which offers breathtaking views to the visitor when the water falls from the picturesque mountains of 200 metres. If you happen to be in Andhra Pradesh, you just cannot afford to miss this mixture of natural beauty and religious spots.
When to visit this majestic land?
The best time to visit this place is on the festive occasion of Shivaratri and Karthika Pournima, as these are the two festivals which are celebrated here with great joy and excitement. Nellore and Ongole are the nearest railway stations to the area.