Top 10 Attractions Around Amaravati Capital City of Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati City is the new capital of Andhra Pradesh and one of the upcoming well planned city, located on the southern banks of the Krishna river in Guntur district. Amaravati and surrounding region are famous for Kotappakonda,Bhattiprolu, Tobacco,Cotton,Chili Pepper,Amaravathi Village,Pankala Narasimha Temple and Buddhist Sites.

Amaralingeswara Temple

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Amaralingeswara Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva,situated on the southern bank of Krishna River at Amaravati town near Guntur City. The temple is one of the Pancharama Kshetras and said that Sivalinga was growing up in size.

Dhyana Budha Statue

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The Dhyana Buddha statue in Amaravathi village at Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh is a 125 feet tall statue located in dhyana Buddha park,under the Amaravati mandal.

Great Stupa

The  at Mahachaitya is one of the biggest Buddhist Stupa in India and a ruined Buddhist town in Andhra Pradesh. Amravati Stupa Sariraka type of stupa and famous for art and architecture of ancient south eastern India.

Mangalagiri Temple

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PanakalaSwami Temple and Lakshmi Naramisha Temple are situated at the foot of the Auspicious Hill. The city has three Narasimha Swamy temples, located at a distance of 38 km from amaravati.

Amaravathi Mahachaitya

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Amaravathi Mahachaitya is a ruined Buddhist monument,under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India. The site has great stupa and important sculptures on the right bank of the Krishna River.

Bhattiprolu

Bhattiprolu village is a Buddhist town and well known for big Buddha stupa. The stupa and the script shows the earliest evidence of Brahmi script in South India.

Krishna River

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The Krishna River is the fourth biggest river in India and a major source of irrigation in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Amaravati Tourism plans floating hotel,boating and a new barrage on Krishna river has been planned near Amaravati capital city.

Undavalli Caves

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Undavalli Caves are solid sandstone rock cut caves, located in Undavalli of Guntur district. The caves are located 22 km north east of Guntur City on a hillside and has a huge recreated statue of Vishnu in a reclining posture.

Kondaveedu Fort

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Kondaveedu Fort is a hill fortress and proposad world heritage site, located in Kondaveedu village. The fort is going through a major development and restoration work by Andhra Pradesh department of Archaeology and Museums.

Heritage Centre and Museum

Amaravati Heritage Centre and Museum is situated in Amaravati town on the bank of River Krishna. The Archeological Museum has majestic Buddhist monuments,galleries and elegant bronze statue of Lord Buddha.