GUDIVADA

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Location : Located 45-km From Vijayawada, Krishna District
Significance : Archaeological Site in ANdhra Pradesh
Main Find : Remains Of Buddha Stupas
Nearby Attractions : Bhimeswara Swamy Temple

Gudivada is located 45-km from Vijayawada. Gudivada derived its name from the existence of a number of temples in the past. It was also known as Vidarbhapuri as per Khandeyayani Kaikaluru Silasasanam of A.D. 1628. The place was in existence for over 2000 years and has been flourishing perpetually from time to time of the Satavahanas.

Jain & Buddhist Remnants
Many Jain and Buddhist relics are found here. Another unique sites here are the 99 low mounds with remains of Buddhist stupas. An elevated mound in a cylindrical form with a semi-spherical top, which the Archaeological Department identified as an old Buddhist Stupa and declared it as a protected monument, can still be seen here. It is considered to be one among the seven Buddhist Stupas in the area.

HOW TO GET THERE


Road: Regular bus service connects Gudivada with all other places within the state.





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