BUDDHA PURNIMA

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South India
» Andhra Pradesh
Location : Hussain Sagar, Hyderabad
Significance : Largest Monolithic Statue In Asia
Hewn From : Hill Rock At Raigir In Nalgonda District
Nearby Attractions : Tank Bund, Birla Mandir, Lumbini Park

Located in the centre of the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad is the Buddha statue, which is 16m high, 350 tonne, and monolithic statue, placed on the Rock of Gibraltar. It has been hewn from a hill rock at Raigir in Nalgonda district of Andhra pradesh.

Buddha Purnima, Andhra PradeshIt is the largest monolithic statue in Asia. Made of white granite, it is finely sculptured and stands majestically amidst the shimmering waters of the lake. Standing alone and spreading an aura of peace, the Buddha Statue is a major attraction to south Asians who come to visit Buddhist sites.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Hyderabad being the capital city is well connected by air from all the important cities of the country.

Rail: Hyderabad has got its own railhead and is connected with all the major cities within the state and outside.

Road: Regular bus service connects Hyderabad with all the important places within the country. For city transportation city buses, taxis, and auto rickshaws are also available.

WHERE TO STAY

For accommodation purpose tourist can check out the various budget and star hotels in Hyderabad & Secunderabad.



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