Places To Visit In Nagarjunakonda

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Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Nagarjunakonda:

1. Nagarjunakonda Caves/ Museum

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0 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Nagarjunakonda

Situated at the top of the hill, these caves depict the life of the Buddhist Civilization that existed here centuries ago. From the beautifully carved sculptures, the inscriptions on the cave walls to the life sized statues and relics of Buddha, this cave offers a visual treat for history enthusiasts.

2. Dhamma Nagajjuna

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32 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Nagarjunakonda

The Chief abbot of Nalanda University, Acharya Nagarjuna established a University and meditation centre. Many people from far and near came to learn the Dhamma and helped in spreading it all over Southeast Asia.

3. Kaman Bazaar

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125 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Nagarjunakonda

This place is famous for clothes and accessory shopping.

4. Nagarjunasagar Dam/Waterfall

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10 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Nagarjunakonda

Built between the years 1955-1967, it is the largest masonry dam in the world. It lies on the Krishna River and shares its banks with Guntur and Nalgonda districts.

5. Gandhi Chowk

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125 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Nagarjunakonda

This the main market for Jewellery trade.

FAQs on Nagarjunakonda

Can you suggest an itinerary for Nagarjunakonda?

Starting from Vijayawada, take the first ferry at 9:30 AM to the Nagarjunakonda. Your first stop would be the Nagarjunasagar dam which surrounds the Nagarjunakonda island. On reaching the island, you can check into a hotel if you're in for 2-dayay stay or proceed directly to the caves. You can spend the day exploring both the caves situated underground and on the hilltop and check out the museum. You can have lunch at one of the restaurants which majorly have South Indian food.

After this, you can take the last ferry at around 2:30 PM back to Vijayawada or stay for the night. If you're staying a bit longer, you can explore the caves and the hill with ease and more time to spare. In the evening, you can stroll around the place or play some sports offered by one of the resorts. Next day, you can take the first boat out and on your way back to the mainland, enjoy the cool mornings near the dam; you can even take a bath at the waterfall.

How can I commute within Nagarjunakonda?

Local buses are the cheapest mode of transport here. However if you're time bound, hiring a cab or private vehicle for a day would be more feasible. You can also avail short fare taxis to commute to your planned destinations. To reach the ranges, boat is preferable and is also a more exciting route.
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How much does a package cost for Nagarjunakonda?

The packages for Nagarjunakonda start at INR 5000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here
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