NagarjunaKonda Guntur- The museum of Excellence


The visit to the magnificent Undavalli caves, beaches and Krishna River was very charming. After visiting the beaches I set out to explore the historical backdrop of the Nagarjuna Sagar. The place was a well known Buddhist residence dated back to 2000 years. It was named after Acharya Nagarjuna, who spent his entire life committed to educating. I could see the leftovers of the Buddhist

Nagarjunakonda Archaeological Museum

Nagarjunakonda Archaeological Museum | Image Resource : wordpress.com

It is situated on the banks of Krishna River which was reconstructed by the ASI just as the same when it was under the danger when the Dam was built, a dazzling museum with a collection of antiquities; called Nagarjunakonda is built on the banks of Krishna River. The Museum is situated on an Island amidst the Krishna River.

Buddha Statue Nagarjunakonda

Buddha Statue Nagarjunakonda | Image Resource : onefivenine.com

I took 45 minutes to reach the Nagarjunakonda and there are numerous boat services available. These boats are owned and managed by Andhra Tourism Development Board. The boat services begins at  9 am and offer services to Nagarjunakonda consistently. The ticket expense is around 90 rupees for every individual and the last service  is at 3 pm.

Nagarjunakonda

Nagarjunakonda | Image Resource : wikimedia.org

The boat ride  was an extraordinary experience for me as it rides through the Krishna River and I could feel very near to nature while going through the valleys and hills. The picturesque magnificence was amazing and I felt it is indeed a best spot for excursion and fun  trip.

The museum has immeasurable collections of artifacts, edicts and sculptures. Moreover, several articles that were found in the ruins were additionally shown there. To see the real demolishes, one needs to stroll around the island as they have been revamped.

The 3rd century AD in Nagarjunakonda

The 3rd century AD in Nagarjunakonda | Image Resource : onefivenine.com

The temples of Charity and the washing Ghats were dazzling. I was enchanted by the beauty of the life-size statue of Buddha.  I was additionally astonished by the work of the ASI and their endeavors in defending the remains. The history specialists have abundantly to investigate in this spot and I had an inclination that I retreated to 2000 years.

I returned to Vizag from Gundur after exploring the Island and the artifacts in the museum My last days of my vacation ended and I was fulfilled by the visit.

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