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Nagarjuna Konda in Andhra Pradesh

Adhering to the discovery with the internet site in 1926 by A.R.Saraswathi, the web site was excavated plus a quantity of Buddhist monuments had been introduced to light. Nagarjuna konda once more assumed significance in 1950s once the construction of Nandikonda Project was conceived consequently of which the valley was to be converted into a reservoir. As a way to salvage the remains from submergence because of building of the dam throughout the Krishna, considerable excavations were carried out for any interval of about seven years beginning from 1954.

Palace to see Around Nagarjuna Konda
Nagarjunasagar Dam : The enthralling Nagarjunasagar Dam the world's greatest masonry dam and it is 1 of earliest hydro electric projects of India. It stands amidst the tranquil waters in the world’s 3rd biggest gentleman created lake that it gave rise during its construction.

Srisalam Wildlife Sanctuary : Dense forest wealthy in wildlife, it consists of a tiger reserve. Enroute to a motorboat trip along the Krishna river which will just take you from Nagarjuna Sagar to Srisalam. Also famous for Mallikarjuna Swamy, Brahmaramba, Uma Maheshwara and Saraswati temples.

Ethipothala Waterfalls : The stunning Ethipothala Waterfalls that beautifully gush from a height of 22m is situated at a distance of 11 km from the Nagarjunasagar Dam. An adored picnic spot and Crocodile Breeding Farm are extra sights.

Anupu : 4 km away from Nagarjunasagar, Anupu houses the excavated Buddhist stays with the university, the sacred Stupas, monasteries, an altar, a Vihara and an amphitheatre with good acoustics...all dating back again to the third century Advert.

How to Reach
By Road : Located at 150 kms from Hyderabad. Well linked by Street..
By Rail : 20 kms from Macherla.
By Air : Nearest Airport is Hyderabad Airport