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Sunday, January 4, 2009

Nagarjunakonda Museum - 101

Guys, this museum has artifacts dating back to the 3rd century. The main exhibit is the “Mahachaitya”, the most sacred of the Stupa sculptures. Tools from palaeolithic and Neolithic times, coins, and coin moulds are also on display.

The finds of Nagarjuna valley are housed in a museum specially designed in the model of Buddhist Vihara. The museum presents relics from the excavations of all phases of Nagarjuna Konda from its inception. They represent the pre-historic, proto historic phases of the whole region.

A number of Buddhist antiquities including stone image of the Buddha, Panels carved with Jataka tales and insciptions are exhibited here.

How to Reach?

Road: Located at 150 km from Hyderabad. Well connected by Road.

Rail: 20 kms from Macherla.

Air: Hyderabad Airport.

You can visit here from 09.30 am to 04.00 pm except on Fridays and Public Holidays. No entry fees has been charged here.

Related Links :

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