Tourist places in guntur district:
Amaravathi, Undavalli caves, Kondaveedu, SitaNagaram, Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary, Nagarjuna Saga, Bapatla Suryalanka beach, Durgi stone craft, Ethipothala waterfalls, Guthikonda Caves and many other
Amaravathi also know as AndhraNagari, Historic place which is located 28 kilometers far from Guntur and 36 Km from Vijayawada. Amaravathi is famous for the Amaralingeswara Swamy Temple(Amareswara or lord Shiva), 125 feet Buddha stupa, Ashoka pillar and Archaeological Museum. Amaravathi is one of those places which cannot be missed when we talk about the tourist places near the Guntur and vijayawada city.
Undavalli Caves :
Undavalli caves are located in undavalli village, Tadepalli Mandal ,Guntur District. which is 28 Km from guntur and 6 km from vijayawada on NH5. Undavalli caves are carved on hillside with solid sandstone. Number of caves are located hear, In the largest cave lord Vishnu idol in reclining posture sculpted from a single block of granite. Other shrines inside the cave are dedicated to Trimurti: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.
Kondaveedu with its natural beauty is an ideal place for trekking. Kondaveedu is located 25 kilometers from Guntur City. Famous for Konaveedu fort, this historical fort offers around 21 stupas. and many temples, residential structures, pillared halls and the entrance gate ways worth seeing here. Trikoteswara Swamy temple,Lord Ganapathi temple,Gopinatha Temple located hear. Kathulabave at the foothill are other major attractions of Kondaveedu. Recently unearthed massive golden of “panchaloha” idol, idol of Raja Rajeswari. and people believe treasures could lay deep in the earth, the fort turned into a treasure trove for treasure hunters. Most part of the fort is over the hill and still remains as untraveled. At most times people come here for photoshoots.
SitaNagaram is located in the bank of Krishna River, next to Prakasam barrage near to vijayawada. and 28 km from Guntur. which is in Tadepalli Mandal Guntur District. Beautiful view of Krishna River, Lord Rama, Someswara swamy temple are located in SitaNagaram.
Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary :
Uppalapadu is located 6 km from Guntur City. Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary is home to number of bird species, there are around 7000 birds living hear, and migrate to hear. Bird lovers will come to this place to visit number of species.
Other places :
some other tourist places in guntur district are
Bapatla Suryalanka beach,
Durgi stone craft near Macherla,
and many other places.
currently we covered only tourist places in guntur which are in VGTM area, and planning to cover complete guntur district.
please comment for suggestion or any places to include