JAGGAYYAPET

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Location : 5-km Northwest Of Amravati, Krishna District
Significance : Archaeological Excavation Site
Main Find : Relics Of Buddhist Period

Jaggayyapet is an ancient place with some historical significance. It is located just across the river Krishna, 5-km northwest of Amaravati. It was formerly known as Bethavolu. The existence of Buddhist relics all over this place denotes that Buddhisim flourished here and that it was an important religious centre.

Excavations undertaken by the Archaeological Department of the State Government revealed that the mound contains some ancient Buddhist relics.

HOW TO GET THERE

Road: Jaggayyapet is easily accessible by buses from Vijayawada and Guntur.



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