Sited on the banks of River Krishna, Amravati is a sacred place known for Amareswara Temple. The town has been mentioned in the Indian epics as Dhanyakataka and Andhranagari. Located about 66 km to the south of Vijayawada, Amaravati is an excavation site of an earliest Buddhist Stupa. It is one amongst the important Buddhist sites in India. With such places of religious and historical significance, Amravati is a major centre of pilgrimage and tourism.

During the 2nd and 3rd centuries, the town had been the capital of Satavahanas - the first of Andhra kings. Some interesting facts about the piousness of Amareswaram are: it is located on the banks of Krishna River, it is the region of 'Sthalamahatyam' and it has Sri Mahalinga Murthy. A trip to Andhra Pradesh would certainly be incomplete without undergoing travel to Amaravati, since the place boasts of interesting ancient attractions.
The most highly populated state in southern India and the land simultaneously of the Telugu and the Charminar, Andhra Pradesh on the Bay of Bengal offers a plethora of the most diverse tourist experiences. From dilapidated fortresses to untamed wilderness, magnificent monuments to rustic tribal villages, Andhra Pradesh has it all. Home also to a bipolar communal environment, Tourism of Andhra Pradesh has always been a flourishing industry and still has not lost any of the attention due to it. Amaravati is an excavation site of an ancient Buddist Stupa. It was also the capital of Satavahanas, the first great Andhra kings who ruled from 2nd century B.C. to 3rd century A.D. Amaravati is a well known pilgrimage centre in Andhra Pradesh and thousands of pilgrims flock to Amaravati every year. However, a tour to Amaravati can be a rewarding experience for the not-so-devout as well.

Amravati,andhra Photos