Amaravati lies on the right bank of River Krishna, 65 km from Vijayawada in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is famous for the ruins of a 2000-year-old Buddhist settlement and the great Buddhist stupa. Amravati Tours,Tour To Amravati,Amravati Tour To India, Amravati Travel,Amravati India,Amravati Tours Packages Amravati is considered as one of the most sacred pilgrim center for the Buddhists.
Amaravati was the capital of the Satavahana dynasty, which ruled continuously for four centuries.Amravati Tours,Tour To Amravati,Amravati Tour To India, Amravati Travel,Amravati India,Amravati Tours Packages Buddhism made its appearance in Amaravati influenced by the Kushanas of Mathura. On the Amravati Tours, you may visit the Great Stupa and a temple dedicated to Lord Amarewara.
The Great Stupa of Amravati is larger than the stupa at Sanchi erected at this place some 2000 years ago. Amravati Tours,Tour To Amravati,Amravati Tour To India, Amravati Travel,Amravati India,Amravati Tours Packages The local refer to it as the Mahastupa and is also known as Deepaladinne or the Mound of Lamps. An envoy of Emperor Ashoka, who spread Buddhism in this region, laid the foundation of the Great Stupa at Amravati. The stupa is made of brick with a circular vedika and platforms protruding in four cardinal directions are 95 ft high.
The stupa is kept at the Government Museum in Chennai. Buddha is depicted in a human form on the circular panel subduing an elephant. It is based on a story of Devadatta, Buddha's cousin sending the elephant to attack the Buddha. A museum must not be missed while on tour of Amaravati. It houses a few remains from the stupa.
How to Reach
The nearest airport to Amravati is at Vijayawada at a distance of 65 km. Amravati can be reached via Guntur, which is 32 km away. Guntur is well connected by rail and road network with all major cities of Andhra Pradesh and India. Frequent bus and taxi services are available from Guntur and Vijayawada to Amravati.
Amravati is located on the banks of the River Krishna and is the main site of Tourist Attraction in Kerala. It is renowned for the 2000 years old Buddhist settlements and is the main site of Buddhist Attraction in Kerala.
Tour to Amravati
Amravati had been the capital of the Satavahana Dynasty and the dynastic influence of the Satavahanas is conspicuous in the Kushana Dynasty of Mathura.
Places of Interest at Amravati
The main places of Amravati are the Great Stupa Temples of Mathura. It is the abode of the great Lord Amrareshwara. It is said to be bigger than the Stupa at Sanchi and the story of Devdatta have been inscribes on the walls. This story relates the tragic incident in which Buddha’s cousin sent an elephant to attack him. Since this Stupa is the largest, it is also referred to as the Deep Aladdin or the Mould of Lamps.
Accommodation at Amravati
There are many hotels and restaurants at Amravati and they are all well equipped with modern amenities. Your stay at any of these hotels will be comfortable and memorable.
How to Reach Amravati
The nearest airport is at Vijaywada and it is at a distance of just 65 kilometers from Amravati.
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