Pusphagiri Ruins attractions

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Pusphagiri Ruins

Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri is the most interesting and extensive among the three Pusphagiri sites. Two large monasteries flourished here from the 5th to 13th centuries. Noteworthy are an exquisitely carved doorway inside the first m…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Pusphagiri Ruins

Udayagiri

Udayagiri's two monastery complexes were active between the 10th and 12th centuries AD. At the first one, there’s a large pyramidal brick stupa with a seated Buddha image on each of the four sides. Beyond, a large B…
Archaeological Site in Pusphagiri Ruins

Lalitgiri

Several monastery ruins (some dating back to 200 BC) consisting of brick foundations line a gentle incline on Lalitgiri hill. One is surrounded by several dozen small votive stupas. Next to a small museum housing so…
Museum in Pusphagiri Ruins

Ratnagiri Museum

The four galleries at this fine museum tell the story of the Pusphagiri ruins. Two of them display beautifully preserved sculpture from all three Pusphagiri sites, while the other two galleries are devoted to terrac…