Pavuralakonda Visakhapatnam


Pavuralakonda is a hillock, located 24 km from Visakhapatnam. It lies near to Bheemunipatnam Beach. Pavuralakonda is renowned as a Buddhist site.

Pavuralakonda is bordered by a chain of hills on the southwest and northwest and it offers a beautiful view of the curved linear coastline with a crescent shaped valley. The excavations highlighted certain artifacts, which are dated between 3rd Century BC and 2nd Century AD. The objects include 14-16 rock-cut cisterns that hold the rainwater, foundations of viharas, circular chaityagrihas, votive stupas and halls. Pavuralakonda is also known as the hill of pigeons.
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