Top things to do in Amaravathi

Buddhist Site in Amaravathi

Amaravathi Stupa

This historic site was the earliest centre of Buddhism in southern India, with the nation's biggest stupa, 27m high and 49m across, constructed in the 3rd century BC. All that remains now are its circular base and a…
Museum in Amaravathi

Amaravathi Museum

This small museum has a fine collection of intricate stone sculptures from the adjacent site and other pieces from across the state, most dating from the 3rd century BC until the12th century AD. In the courtyard at …
Buddhist Statue in Amaravathi

Dhyana Buddha Statue

This giant 38m statue of a seated Buddha is located on the edge of town, on the site where the Dalai Lama spoke in 2006. Its base is hollow, and when you enter there are panels depicting the teachings of the Buddha.…