Amaravati – Capital of Andhra Pradesh – अमरावती, आन्ध्र प्रदेश
Amaravati is the Capital city of Andhra Pradesh. It situated on the South bank of Krishna river in Guntur, India. The Amaravati word derived from the historic Amaravati temple. AP government take a step to develop the tourist spots of the Amaravati. Now, the City is the new capital of AP state and also an upcoming well-planned city in India. Here, you can get the list of Tourist places in the city.
The city surrounded by the popular places like Pankala Narasimha Temple, Kotappakonda, Chilli Pepper, Bhattiprolu, Buddhist sites, Tobacco, cotton and many more places. Near to the city, you can find the Kanaka Durga Temple which is located in Vijayawada. The APSRTC providing many bus travel services to reach your favorite destinations. AP is the place to eat many delicious food items. To taste the variety of food items in your home, check the 10 Food Recipe of Andhra Pradesh from here.
1. Amaralingeswara Temple
The Popular temple Amaralingeswara dedicated to Lord Shiva located on the south bank of the Krishna River at Guntur. It has Pancharama Kshetras and the people also believed that the Shiva Linga size of the Amaralingeshwara temple grown size.
2. Dhyana Buddha Statue
The height of Dhyana Buddha Statue, 125 feet tall situated in Buddha Park of AP. It also knows as Face of Amaravati. Inside the Buddha statue, we can find 3 layered museums. When we here the name, first comes into our mind is Lord Buddha.
3. Great Stupa
Mahachaitya is the biggest Buddhist Stupa in India. It built in the 3rd century BCE about 350 CE at Amaravati, Guntur District. The Stupa site is now under the protection of Archeological survey of India. Here, we can also find the museum. Amravati Stupa Sariraka is one type of stupa and it famous for the art & architecture of South-East India.
4. Mangalagiri Temple
Mangalagiri is a town located in Guntur District. Here, we can see popular temples like Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple & Panakala Swami Temple located in Auspicious Hill. It is 38 km distance from the Capital city of Amaravati.
5. Amaravati Mahachaitya
The Amaravati Mahachaitya is a destroyed Buddhist monument. Now it is under the protection of the Archeological survey of India. The Mahachaitya has great Stupa and significant sculptures on the right bank of the River Krishna.
Bhattiprolu village located in Guntur district and well known for the Big Buddha Stupa. Buddha Stupa of Bhattiprolu a centrally protected monument of India. The Stupa & script shows the manifest of Brahmi script in India.
7. Krishna River
The Krishna River is India’s 4th biggest river which is located in Guntur District. It is the major irrigation source to the AP as well as Telangana (Telangana Krishna Pushkaralu). Under the Amaravati Tourism Department, the AP government planned to launch the floating hotel, new barrage, and boating.
8. Undavelli Caves
The Undavelli caves well known as solid sandstones and these caves are the monolithic examples of the architecture of the Indian rock cut. Undavelli caves are 6 km distance from the Vijayawada. These also the centrally protected monuments of National importance.
9. Kondaveedu Fort
The Kondaveedu fort proposed as the World’s heritage site situated in Kondaveedu. The AP Tourism department is developing this fort. It is constructed in the time of the Telugu Chodas & Kakatiya Ganapati Deva.
10. Heritage Centre and Museum
The Heritage center of Amaravati and Museum located in Amaravati town on the bank of the River Krishna. In the Archelogistical museum, you can find the Buddhist monuments, bronze statues of Buddha, galleries, and more.
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