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Nagarjunasagar is a site of spectacular man-made marvel flanked by equally enchanting panoramic vistas of lush green surrounding. Lying in the Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh, the most popular landmark of the town is world's tallest masonry dam Nagarjunasagar dam built over Krishna River.
With the capacity of irrigating around 10 acres of land, this modern architectural grandeur is a sight to behold. Other than that, the town is also renowned for much the talked about the excavation of Buddhist Civilization. An island named as Nagarjuna Konda lying amidst the man-made lake is a site where the relics of such great significance are preserved. In fact, the town got its present name from a Buddhist saint and scholar Acharya Nagarjuna. The town of Nagarjunasagar or Vijayapuri as it was earlier known is today blessed by the Mother Nature in full glory. Visit this absolutely bewitching site to connect yourself with nature and various aspects of Buddhism.
- Make sure you carry a camera to capture the cultural heritage of the city.- Avoid travelling the city during summers owing to hot and dry weather and heat.- Carry a pair of sport shoes for there is lot of walking around the town.
We Indians don't understand the value of the treasure of Buddhist civilization found in the basin of Nagarjuna Sagar dam. No information booklets available , No guides to give information in the museum. Nearly 1700 years old treasure in the museum , but I think indian Govt. Is least bothered about it. Ofcourse it's my opinion and observations.
The place is not just quiet but also a treat to the eyes for its natural beauty. The Buddhism influence in the area adds an interesting aspect to tourism here.
Limited things to do. Ideal for a one-day picnic/ getaway for the locals of Andhra Pradesh.
Nagarjunsagar qualifies for a quick day away from the city for a relaxed time with family and friends. You can consider taking your special someone for a quiet boat ride in the lake while enjoying the beautiful view.
Nagarjuna Sagar is a well-connected destination and can be easily reached by road, air and train from the main cities across India and local districts within Andhra Pradesh. The nearest airport is ... (Read More)