SANKARA

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Location : 2-km From Anakapalle, Vishakhapatnam District
Main Find : Buddhist Sculptures And Stupas



Sankara is a small village over 2-km from Anakapalle, Vishakhapatnam. There are two low contiguous rock hills running east and west, which are locally known as the 'Bojjanakonda'. They contain some notable Buddhist remains of the State.

Sankara,  Andhra PradeshThree huge Stupas at three different places were cut with great difficulty from the rocks in these hills. The biggest of these is about 9m in diameter. On the eastern side of the hills is a rock-cut temple with numerous Buddhist sculptures and also a life-size statue of Buddha.

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: Anakapalle has a railway station.

Road: Anakapalle is well connected by road with all the important places in Andhra Pradesh.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available at the hotels in Vishakhapatnam.









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