In Guntur district, Amaravathi is likely the most popular place. The town is a pilgrimage center to the two Hindus and Buddhists. It is also known for the shrine devoted to the Lord Siva. The place was once served as the capital of Satavahanas, who ruled from the 2nd century BC to the third century amid the defeat of the Mauryan Empire. In this way, Amaravati has some magnificent architecture that enamors each and every history lovers.
Attractions: Dhyana Buddha Statue, Amaravati Stupa, Amareswara (Shiva) temple, Archaeological Museum, Banks of Krishna River, etc…
Best Time to visit: October to March.
Peak Season: December to February.
How to Reach
- By Air: Nearest airport is in Vijayawada which is situated at a distance of the 60 km. Which is well connected with major cities of Country via flights.
- By Rail: City has own railway station which receives most of the train from Guntur.
- By Road: The city is well connected to the whole country via road. A national highway pass through this city. There are various state transport and private bus are available on a regular basis to reach here. Tourist also hires vehicle to reach here.