Nagarjunakonda is a famous Buddhist town situated in close proximity to Nagarjuna Sagar at Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. The city lures the travellers who wish to see the relics of Buddha, all year round. Many consider the heritage stashed in the town as priceless as it belongs to the ancient civilization. There are many tour operators that organize tours to Nagarjunakonda throughout the year.
The town is reckoned as a great centre for Buddhist learning and is a favourite travel destination for many pilgrimage travellers. The stupas from the bygone era that house beautiful sculptures are the main tourist attraction of the place.
One can sojourn in Hyderabad and travel to Nagarjunakonda from the city. To name few, some of the good hotels in the city are The Taj Banjara, ITC Hotel Kaktiya Sheraton, The Viceroy, Hotel Sitara, The residency, Tulip Manohar, and Hotel Taj Krishna.
Many travellers also like to take excursions to Anupu, which is located at a distance of 4 km from Nagarjuna Sagar. Here the travellers can explore many artistic and architectural items including sacred stupas, Viharas and monasteries etc.
|Area||:||23 Sq. Kms.|
|Best Time to Visit||:||October to February.|
|Climate||:||The climate is generally hot and humid.|
|Main Languages||:||Telugu, Hindi and English.|
|Temperature||:||Summer - Max : 41oC. Min : 22oC.
Winter - Max : 32oC. Min : 15oC.
Climate & Geography
The town is situated on River Krishna and precisely 65 km away from Vijayawada.