CHANDAVARAM

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Location : 50-km From Vijayawada, Prakasam District
Main Find : Unique Double Terraced Stupa, Limestone Panels



Chandavaram is located in Prakasam district, 50-km from Vijayawada. It is a Buddhist site of great significance. Take a look at a unique double terraced stupa on top of a hillock known as 'Singarakonda' (beautiful hillock). It's probably the only one of its kind in elevation in South India.

Chandavaram,  Andhra PradeshExcavations here have revealed more than 30 beautifully carved limestone panels once decorated the dome, drum and railing of the stupa. Apsidal and circular 'chaityagrihas', 'viharas' and several minor stupas are located on the hilltop.

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: Vijayawada is well connected by rail with all the important places within and outside the state.

Road: Tourists can take state buses or hire a taxi from Vijayawada to reach Chandavaram.

WHERE TO STAY

Accomodation is available at the hotels in Vijayawada.








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