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Top Choice Archaeological Site in Pusphagiri Ruins

Udayagiri

These two monastery complexes date back to the 10th to 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 Buddha statue i…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Pusphagiri Ruins

Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri has the most interesting and extensive of the Pusphagiri ruins. Two large monasteries flourished here from the 5th to 13th centuries. Noteworthy are an exquisitely carved doorway inside the first monastary…
Archaeological Site in Pusphagiri Ruins

Lalitgiri

Several monastery ruins, some dating back to 200 BC, consisting largely of brick foundations, are scattered along a gentle incline; one is surrounded by several dozen small votive stupas. Next to a small museum hous…
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…